Szilvia Freire

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Szilvia Freire
Beauty pageant titleholder
Miss Hungary 08 Szilvia Freire.jpg
Born Szilvia Albuquerque Freire
(1984-09-23) 23 September 1984 (age 32)
Budapest, Hungary
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Title(s) Miss World Hungary 2008
Miss Globe International 2005 (representing Mozambique)
Miss World Hungary 2008 (winner),
Miss World 2008 (representing Hungary)

Szilvia Albuquerque Freire (born 23 September 1984 in Budapest, Hungary) is a model and beauty pageant contestant. She is of mixed Hungarian and Portuguese heritage; her mother is Hungarian and her father was born in Mozambique to Portuguese parents.

Szilvia made her debut as a beauty pageant contestant in 2005, when she represented her father's home country, Mozambique, in Miss Globe International 2005 in Tirana, Albania. Three years later she also won the national beauty pageant of Miss World Hungary, and travelled to Johannesburg, South Africa to represent Hungary in Miss World 2008.[1][2] She did not place in Miss Globe International, however, she placed as a Top 4 finalist for the Beauty With A Purpose award at Miss World for her work with the NEM ADOM FEL Foundation, dedicated to the awareness that handicapped and disabled people are of value to our society, and to make these individuals feel accepted.

In addition to Hungarian, she speaks Portuguese and English, plus a bit French. She has graduated with a degree in economics and also pursued communications.


  1. ^ "Beauties Hungary to snare crowns". The Daily Telegraph. 23 May 2008. Retrieved 24 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "Who's Miss Hungary". The Advertiser. Retrieved 24 August 2014. 

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