The most beautiful woman from the country of the Eternal Smile.

Many people have compared her with Marilyn Monroe. She is Maribel Arrieta Gálvez of El Salvador.

This beautiful woman was the 1st. runner up in the Miss Universe 1955 contest. Maribel also obtained the Miss Friendship award. The picture shows Maribel with both trophies.

Maribel took part in a movie in Mexico called " We will meet in the sky ". She married from the Belgian royalty and became a baroness.

She died at the age of 55 due to cancer. Maribel always will be remembered as the most beautiful woman from El Salvador and as the first Central American who almost won Miss Universe.

Thank you very much to Antonio (Chicago, USA)

This anecdote is from the month: JULY 2004

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