Lebanon’s History in Miss Universe

Lebanon’s first participation in Miss Universe was in 1955. However, it was inconsistent in sending delegates. Since 1955 till now, Lebanon participated 35 times in Miss Universe. Its best achievement was in 1971 when Georgina Rizk won the crown. Other achievements were 2 placements in the semi-finals; in 1962 with Nouhad Cabbabe, and 1973 with the late Marcelle Herro.
- The list of the Lebanese representatives in the history of Miss Universe:
1955: Hania Baydoun
1960: Gladys Tabet
1961: Leila Antaki
1962: Nouhad Cabbabe (top 15 semi-finalist)
1966: Yolla Harb
1968: Sonia Fares
1970: Georgette Gero
1971: Georgina Rizk (winner)
1973: Marcelle Herro (top 12 semi-finalist)
1974: Laudy Ghabache
1975: Souad Nakhoul
1977: Hiyam Saade (3rd place in Best National Costume)
1978: Reine Semaan
1983: May Chahwan
1984: Sawsan El Sayyed
1985: Joyce Sahhab
1986: Reine Barakat
1987: Sahar Haidar
1988: Eliane Fakhoury
1991: Fidaa Chehayeb
1992: Abeer Sharrouf
1993: Samaya Chedrawi (2nd place in Best National Costume)
1996: Julia Syriani
1997: Dalida Chammai
1998: Nina Kaddis
1999: Clémence Achkar (3rd place in Best National Costume)
2000: Norma Naoum
2001: Sandra Rizk
2004: Marie-José Hnein
2005: Nadine Nassib Njeim
2006: Gabrielle Bou Rached
2007: Nadine Wilson Njeim
2009: Martine Andraos
2010: Rahaf Abdallah
2011: Yara Khoury-Mikhael
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