Miss Universe Germany

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Miss Germany Universe
Logo of Miss Universe Germany.jpg
Motto Your Are Beautiful
Formation 1952
Type Beauty pageant
Headquarters Berlin
Miss Universe
Official language
Key people
Kim Kötter
Website missuniversegermany.de

Miss Universe Germany is a national Beauty pageant in Germany to select an official candidate for the Miss Universe pageant.


Miss Germany started in 1952. Miss Universe Germany started in 2009. Currently, the German franchise of Miss Universe is owned by former Miss Nederland winner Kim Kötter. She is also the franchiser of Miss Nederland and Miss Overijssel beauty pageants in neighbouring Netherlands. In Miss Universe Germany all the States of Germany but also some of the regions are represented as well.


Color key
  •      Declared as Winner
  •      Ended as runner-up
  •      Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists
Year Miss Germany Represented Site of Election Miss U. Placement Special Awards
2009 Martina Lee Saxony Anhalt Berlin Unplaced
2010 Kristiana Rohder Bavaria Berlin Unplaced
2011 Valeria Bystritskaia Saxony Berlin Unplaced
2012 Alicia Endemann Norddeutschland Berlin Unplaced
2013 Anne-Julia Hagen Berlin Berlin Unplaced
2014 Josefin Donat Saxony Berlin Unplaced Best National Costume (Top 5)
2015 Sarah-Lorraine Riek Berlin Berlin Unplaced
2016 Johanna Acs North Rhine-Westphalia Eschweiler Unplaced
  • Anne-Julia Hagen won Miss Germany (MGC) 2010, represented Berlin in Berlin.
  • Johanna Acs placed Top 15 Miss International 2010 in China.

Miss Deutschland from 2000 to 2008: MGO - Komitee Miss Deutschland (Bergheim near Cologne)[edit]

Miss Deutschland came into being in 2000, inheriting the since 1952 established official winner of Miss Germany pageant, that would compete at the international Miss Universe pageant. On occasion, when the winner does not qualify (due to age) for either contest, a runner-up is sent. After 2008, Miss Germany for Miss Universe selected by Miss Universe Deutschland pageant.

Year Miss Germany Represented Site of Election Miss U. Placement Special Awards
2000 Sabrina Schepmann Ostdeutschland Kaiserslautern Unplaced
2001 Claudia Bechstein Thuringia Kaiserslautern Unplaced
2002 Natascha Börger Hamburg Kaiserslautern Top 10
2003 Alexandra Vodjanikova Bavaria Bielefeld Unplaced
2004 Shermine Shahrivar Süddeutschland Duisburg Unplaced
2005 Asli Bayram North Rhine-Westphalia Aachen Unplaced
2006 Natalie Montealegre Berlin Berlin Unplaced
2007 Angelina Glass Berlin Berlin Unplaced
2008 Madina Taher Berlin Berlin Unplaced
  • Sabrina Schepmann won Miss Intercontinental 2000 in Germany.
  • Shermine Shahrivar won Miss Europe 2005 in France.

Miss Germany 1952-1999[edit]

Main article: Miss Germany

In 1952 Miss Germany started with Renate Hoy as the first winner, who then became 4th Runner-up at Miss Universe. In 1961, Germany has the official winner of Miss Universe 1961, Marlene Schmidt. From 1985 : MGC - Miss Germany Corporation GmbH (Oldenburg), the official winner will be selecting by the organization. In 1991, the MGA (Miss Germany Association, Bergheim near Cologne) of Detlef Tursies run a Miss Germany pageant for the first time. The winners participate in Miss Universe. In 1999, MGA transforms into MGO (Miss Germany Organisation). From 2000, they award the title Miss Deutschland, and change their name again: MGO - Komitee Miss Deutschland. In 1999 is the last of Miss Germany Company sent the candidate for Miss Universe, she is Diana Drubig.

Year Miss Germany Represented Site of Election Miss U. Placement Special Awards
1952 Renate Hoy Rhineland-Palatinate Baden-Baden 4th Runner-up
1953 Christel Schaack* Berlin Wiesbaden Top 16
1954 Regina Ernst Bremen Baden-Baden 3rd Runner-up
1955 Margit Nünke North Rhine-Westphalia Baden-Baden 3rd Runner-up
1956 Marina Orschel Berlin Baden-Baden 1st Runner-up Miss Photogenic
1957 Gerti Daub Hamburg Baden-Baden 4th Runner-up Miss Photogenic
1958 Marlies Behrens Bavaria Baden-Baden Top 16
1959 Carmela Künzel Berlin Baden-Baden Top 16
1960 Ingrun Helgard Moeckel Rhineland-Palatinate Baden-Baden Top 16
1961 Marlene Schmidt Baden-Württemberg Baden-Baden WINNER
1962 Gisela Karschuck Hesse Travemünde Unplaced
1963 Helga Carla Ziesemer Bavaria Travemünde Top 15
1964 Martina Kettler Berlin Berlin Unplaced
1965 Ingrid Bethke North Rhine-Westphalia Berlin Unplaced Miss Congeniality
1966 Marion Heinrich North Rhine-Westphalia Berlin Top 15
1967 Fee von Zitzewitz Schleswig-Holstein Berlin Unplaced
1968 Lilian Atterer Bavaria Munich Unplaced
1969 Gesine Froese Bavaria Munich Unplaced
1970 Irene Neumann Bavaria San Juan (Puerto Rico) Unplaced
1971 Vera Kists Bavaria Appointed Unplaced
1972 Heidi Weber Brandenburg Appointed Top 12
1973 Dagmar Winkler Bavaria Baden-Baden Unplaced
1974 Ursula Faustle Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Appointed Unplaced
1975 Sigrit Klose Saarland Appointed Unplaced
1976 Birgit Hamer Saxony-Anhalt Appointed Unplaced
1977 Marie Gassen Berlin Appointed 4th Runner-up
1978 Maria Gottschalk Brandenburg Appointed Unplaced
1979 Andrea Hontschik Berlin Bremen Top 12
1980 Kathrin Glotzl Lower Saxony Berlin Unplaced
1981 Marion Kurz Bavaria Munich Top 10
1982 Kerstin Paeserack Lower Saxony Palma de Mallorca (Spain) Top 10
1983 Loana Radecki Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Badgastein (Austria) Top 10
1984 Brigitte Berx North Rhine-Westphalia Bad Mondorf (Luxembourg) Top 10
1985 Angelika Roth Berlin Appointed Unplaced
1986 Birgit Jahn Bavaria Berlin Unplaced
1987 Dagmar Schulz North Rhine-Westphalia Berlin Unplaced
1988 Christiane Kopp Berlin Berlin Unplaced
1989 Andrea Stelzer Bavaria Berlin Top 10
1990 Christiane Stöcker Hesse Berlin Unplaced Miss Congeniality
1991 Katrin Richter Saxony Berlin Unplaced
1992 Monika Resch Thuringia Berlin Unplaced
1993 Verona Feldbusch Hamburg Bremen Unplaced
1994 Tanja Wild Baden-Württemberg Chemnitz Unplaced
1995 Ilka Endres Rhineland-Palatinate Trier Unplaced
1996 Miriam Ruppert Brandenburg Trier Unplaced
1997 Agathe Neuner Schleswig-Holstein Trier Unplaced
1998 Katharina Mainka Rhineland-Palatinate Trier Unplaced
1999 Diana Drubig Saxony Trier Unplaced
  • Regina Ernst (Miss Germany 1953) won Miss Europe 1954.
  • Margit Nünke (Miss Germany 1955) won Miss Europe 1956.
  • Ingrun Helgard Moeckel (Miss Germany 1960) won Miss Europe 1961.
  • Katrin Richter (Miss Germany 1991) won Miss Europe 1991 and Miss Intercontinental 1992 in Germany.
  • Verona Feldbusch (Miss Germany 1993) won Miss Intercontinental 1993 in Germany.

State rankings[edit]

State Title Year
Berlin 13 1953, 1956, 1959, 1964, 1977, 1979, 1985, 1988, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2013, 2015
Bavaria 12 1958, 1963, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1981, 1986, 1989, 2003, 2010
North Rhine-Westphalia 7 1955, 1965, 1966, 1984, 1987, 2005, 2016
Saxony 4 1991, 1999, 2011, 2014
Rhineland-Palatinate 1952, 1960, 1995, 1998
Hamburg 3 1957, 1993, 2002
Brandenburg 1972, 1978, 1996
Saxony Anhalt 2 1976, 2009
Thuringia 1992, 2001
Schleswig-Holstein 1967, 1997
Baden-Württemberg 1961, 1994
Hesse 1962, 1990
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 1974, 1983
Lower Saxony 1980, 1982
Norddeutschland 1 2012
Süddeutschland 2004
Ostdeutschland 2000
Saarland 1975
Bremen 1954

See also[edit]

Official website[edit]