Miss World 1957 Marita Lindahl from Finland is no more

29 Jun 2017 | Angelopedia

Miss World 1957 Marita Lindahl is no more. The first and last Miss World from Finland passed away on 21st March 2017, but the news was not made public. The former beauty queen died at her home after suffering seizure. The paramedics tried to revive her for almost an hour but had no success.

The official Instagram page of Miss Finland posted…

We are deeply sadden to share the news that Marita Lindahl, Miss Finland and Miss World 1957 has died at the age of 78. Marita passed away in March 21st of this year, but this information was not made public before due to wishes of family and loved ones. Today Marita Lindahl's husband of many years shared the sad news to Finnish media. Rip beautiful Marita, you will never be forgotten.”

The sad news about her demise was revealed by Lindahl's husband who shared the sad news to the Finish media. They had one son together.

In 1957, Marita Lindahl was crowned Miss World. She became the first beauty from Finland to win the title. A total of 23 contestants competed for the title. Pageant director Eric Morley described Marita as having "the haunting beauty and intrigue of a Greta Garbo". The first runner-up was Lilian Madsen from Denmark, second runner-up Adele Kruger from South Africa and third runner-up Jacqueline Tapia from Tunisia

Our condolence is with Marita’s family and friends. May her soul rest in peace.


Miss World 1957 Marita Lindahl from Finland is no more