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Crowning by one of the judges, Miss America 1946 Marilyn Buferd

Miss Europe 1948
1948 June 6
Casino in Enghien-les-Bains,FRA
12 entries

Results of preliminary contest (Italyu & Austria were delayed)
1  FRANCE  Jacqueline Donny
2  FINLAND  Anna-Liisa Leppänen
3  SWITZERLAND  Helena Sutter

Second round (with Italy & Austria)
1  FRANCE  Jacqueline Donny

Among the remainder
AUSTRIA  Ingrid Jonaszin
BELGIUM
CZECHOSLOVAKIA
DENMARK
FRANCE OVERSEAS
GREAT BRITAIN  Audrey Smith
ITALY  Rossana Martini
YUGOSLAVIA

Disqualified
SWEDEN  Betty Bjurstroem
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Italy (1st RU), France (winner), Denmark (2nd RU)

Miss Europe 1949
1949 September 17
Palermo, Sicily ITA
11 entries

Results
1  FRANCE  Juliette Figueras
2  ITALY  Anna Maria Visconti
3  DENMARK  Elinor Wedel Hansen

Remainder
AUSTRIA  Maria Nadja Tiller
BELGIUM  Andrèa Bouillon
FINLAND  Terttu Nyman
GREAT BRITAIN  Elaine Pryce
HOLLAND  Mary Jochemsen
IRELAND  Margaret Lalor
SWEDEN   Kerstin Ringberg
SWITZERLAND  Noëlle Stern

Withdrew
DOMINIONS (Great Britain)  June Mitchell (could not compete because Miss Great Britain was also in the pageant)
GERMANY  Irmgard Stroessinger
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Miss Europe 1950
1950 September 9
Rimini ITA
14 entries

Results
1  AUSTRIA  Hanni Schall
2  ITALY  Giovanna Pala
3  SWEDEN  Ebbe Adrian

Remainder
BELGIUM  Nicole Poncelet
DENMARK  Marianne Schleiss
FINLAND  Hilkka Marjatta Ruuska
FRANCE  Claude Renault
GERMANY  Susanne Charlotte Erichsen
HOLLAND  Hilda Lesman
NORWAY  Aud Grenness
PORTUGAL  Maria da Conceição Pinto Viergas Louro
SAN MARINO  Graziana Simonici
SWITZERLAND  Frances Freiburghaus
TURKEY  Güler Ariman
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France (1st RU), Turkey (winner), Greece (2nd RU)

Miss Europe 1952
1952 August 19
Naples ITA
13 entries

NOTE  The pageant was not held in 1951

Results
1  Turkey  Günseli Basar
2  FRANCE  Nicole Drouin (World '52)
3  GREECE  Virginia Petimezaki

Remainder
AUSTRIA  Ingeborg Freuis
BELGIUM  Anne-Marie Pauwels (disqualified World '52)
ENGLAND  Judy Breen
FINLAND  Eeva Maria Hellas (3rd RU World '52)
GERMANY  Vera Marks (2nd RU World '52)
HOLLAND  Elisabeth "Betty" van Proosdij (2nd RU unofficial Europe '52)
IRELAND  Eithne Dunne (World '52)
ITALY  Stefania "Fanny" Landini
SWEDEN  Anne Marie Tistler (SF Universe '52)
SWITZERLAND  Sylvia Müller (1st RU World '52)
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England (1st RU), Italy (winner), France (2nd RU)

Miss Europe 1953
1953 September 9
Istanbul TUR
13 entries

Results
1  ITALY  Eloisa Cianni
2  ENGLAND  Marlene Ann Dee (World '51 & '52)
3  FRANCE  Sylvaine Carpentier

Remainder
AUSTRIA  Lore Felger (SF Universe '53)
BELGIUM  Sépia Degehet
FINLAND  Maija-Riitta Tuomaala (World '53)
GERMANY  Marie-Louise Nagel
GREECE  Antouanetta Rontopoulou
HOLLAND  Yvonne de Meijer (World '53)
MONTE CARLO  Elisabeth Chovisky (4th RU World '53)
SWEDEN  Marianna Törnqvist
SWITZERLAND  Eliane Pade
TURKEY  Belgin Doruk
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France (1st RU), Germany (winner), Finland (2nd RU)

Miss Europe 1954
1954 June 20
Vichy FRA
13 entries

Results
1  GERMANY  Christel Schaack (SF Universe '53)
2  FRANCE  Danièle Génault
3  FINLAND  Yvonne de Bruyn (World '54)
4  SWEDEN  Gunilla Johansson
5  GREECE  Eva Brika

Remainder
AUSTRIA  Felicitas von Goebel (SF World '55)
BELGIUM
ENGLAND  June Peters
HOLLAND  Conny Harteveld (World '54)
IRELAND  Sheila Lee
ITALY  Nadia Bianchi
POLAND  Kasindria Klimezak
SWITZERLAND

Disqualified
PORTUGAL
SPAIN  Juanita Billa (was elected by tourists in Biarritz in 1953)
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Turkey (1st RU), Finland (winner), France (2nd RU)

Miss Europe 1955
1955 June 11
Helsinki FIN
13 entries

Results
1  FINLAND  Inga-Britt Söderberg  
2  TURKEY  Suna Soley
3  FRANCE  Monique Lambert
4  GREECE  Depi Martini
5  ENGLAND  Margaret Rowe (SF Universe '55)

Remainder
AUSTRIA  Edith Philipp
BELGIUM  Madeleine Lamal
DENMARK  Karin Palm-Rasmussen (World '55)
GERMANY  Sonja Dahnk
HOLLAND  Angelina Kalkhoven (World '55)
ITALY  Wandisa Guida
SWEDEN  Hillevi Larsson
SWITZERLAND  Claude Ivry
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Italy (2nd RU), Germany (winner), Sweden (1st RU)

Miss Europe 1956
1956 June 1
Stockholm SWE
13 entries

Results
1  GERMANY  Margit Nünke (3rd RU Universe '55)
2  SWEDEN  Ingrid Goude (2nd RU Universe '56)
3  ITALY  Brunella Tosci
4  AUSTRIA  Traudl Eichinger
5  HOLLAND  Rita Schmidt (Universe '56)

Remainder
BELGIUM  Rosette Ghislain (World '55)
ENGLAND  Ilena Nelson
FINLAND  Sirpa Helena Koivu (World '56)
FRANCE  Gisèle Charbit
GREECE  Rona Karakasi
IRELAND  Phyllis Glass
SWITZERLAND  Yvonne Bridel
TURKEY  Ayse Banu Denizeli
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Finland (1st RU), Holland (winner), Germany (2nd RU)

Miss Europe 1957
1957 June 26
Baden-Baden GER
15 entries

Results
1  HOLLAND  Corine Rottschaefer (SF Universe '58, winner World '59)
2  FINLAND  Marita Lindahl (winner World '57)
3  GERMANY  Gerti Daub (4th RU Universe '57)
4  FRANCE  Geneviève Zanetti
5  ENGLAND  Sonia Hamilton (2nd RU Universe '57)

Awards
Miss Photogenic  GERMANY  
Miss Elegance  FRANCE

Remainder
AUSTRIA  Elisabeth "Sissy" Schübelauer
BELGIUM  Madeleine Hotelet (World '56)
DENMARK  Lilian Juul Madsen (World '57)
GREECE  Maria Tsipi
ICELAND  Runa Brynjolfsdottir (World '57)
ITALY  Bianca Maria Vitelli
LUXEMBOURG  Josee Jaminet (World '57)
SPAIN  Viola López Martínez
SWEDEN   Rigmor Alfredsson
TURKEY  Suna Azak
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Holland (3rd RU), Germany (1st RU), Austria (winner), Miss Europe 1957, France (2nd RU), Finland (4th RU)

Miss Europe 1958
1958 June 28
Istanbul TUR
15 entries

Results
1  AUSTRIA  Johanna "Hanni" Ehrenstrasser
2  GERMANY  Dagmar Herner (SF World '58)
3  FRANCE  Annie Simplot
4  HOLLAND  Lucienne Struve (World '58)
5  FINLAND  Pirkko Mannola

Remainder
BELGIUM  Jeanine Chandelle (World '57)
DENMARK  Aase Hansen
ENGLAND  Dorothy Hazeldine (Universe '58)
ICELAND  Anna Gudmundsdóttir
ITALY  Elisabetta Rota
LUXEMBOURG  Lydie Schmitz
NORWAY  Elizabeth Tonning
SPAIN  Adela Bustillo
SWEDEN   Marie-Louise Hjelm
TURKEY  Ezel Olcay (Universe '59)

Did not compete
GREECE  May Cavalika (could not go to Turkey because of the political tensions between the two countries over Cyprus)
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Holland (4th RU), Italy (2nd RU), Austria (winner), France (1st RU), Germany (3rd RU)

Miss Europe 1959
1959 September 6
Palermo, Sicily ITA
15 entries

Results
1  AUSTRIA  Christl Spazier (Universe '59)
2  FRANCE  Nicole Perin
3  ITALY  Maria Grazia Buccella (Universe '59)
4  GERMANY  Carmela Künzel (SF Universe '59)
5  HOLLAND  Petra Poul

Remainder
BELGIUM  Michèle Goethals (World '58)
DENMARK  Nettie Torp
ENGLAND  Karen MacGill
FINLAND  Tarja Nurmi
GREECE  Eleonora Apergi
ICELAND  Margret Gunnlaugsdottir
LUXEMBOURG  Josée Pundel (Universe '59, World '59)
NORWAY  Berit Grundvig (World '59)
SWEDEN   Monica Nordqvist
TURKEY  Figen Ozgur

 
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