Corine Rottschäfer

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Corine Rottschäfer in 1959

Corine Spier-Rottschäfer (born 8 May 1938)[1] is a Dutch model and beauty queen who won the 1959 Miss World contest, representing the Netherlands.[2] She was the first woman from her country to win the title. The pageant was held in London, United Kingdom. The first runner up was María Elena Rossel Zapata from Peru, second runner-up Ziva Shormrat, Israel and third runner-up Anne Thelwell, United Kingdom.

Rottschäfer was born in Hoorn. Prior to winning the pageant, she also earned the Miss Europe title in 1957, and participated in Miss Universe in 1958, where she made the top 15 and won the Miss Photogenic award.

After a successful international career in modeling she started her own model agency in Amsterdam.

She is the second cousin of Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2012, Bodine Koehler.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Dutch) Lansdaal, Herman. Hoornse baby zou mooiste miss van de wereld worden Oud Hoorn nr. 14 1992
  2. ^ Miss World 1959 – Corine Rottschafer – Netherlands at the Wayback Machine (archived 24 March 2010). missworld.com
  3. ^ "Bodine Koehler: segura de sí misma". Elnuevodia.com. 19 November 2011. 
Preceded by
South Africa Penelope Coelen
Miss World
1959
Succeeded by
Argentina Norma Cappagli