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Elizabeth Ofosuah Johnson

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Miss Egypt 1927 – Yolanda Kassar

The first beauty pageant in Egypt was held in 1927 and Egyptian beauty Yolanda Kassar won the very first title. Her picture appeared on the cover of Al-Musawwar Magazine – dated October 21, 1927 – claiming the title. Under her photo was written The Most Beautiful Girl in Egypt.

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