Miss Holland 1956

Miss Holland 1956

Rita Schmidt


Rita was the first Miss Holland to represent the Netherlands at the Miss Universe pageant. She called the dutch Marylin Monroe. Unfortunately this did not make her a semi-finalist.
When Rita got married in january 1957, Ans took over the 
duty’s of Miss Holland 1956.

1: Rita Schmidt (Miss Universe 1956 & 4th Ru Miss Europe 1956)

2: Ans van Pothoven (Miss World 1956)
3: Maud Hoyer
4: Nicole Kiks
5: Maria de Wilde

There were 15 contestants.