She participated 1932 in the Miss Turkey beauty pageant that started only in 1929 and was promoted by the newspaper Cumhuriyet. She was elected the most beautiful Turkish woman in the contest held on July 2, 1932 in İstanbul among eight candidates. Keriman Halis was sent then to the Miss World contest held in Spa, Belgium to represent Turkey. On July 31, 1932, she was crowned Miss World among competitors from 27 countries, achieving Turkey’s first title at an international beauty contest after three years only of its existence and less than a decade after the founding of the Republic.
'Yes, very nice' you might say, but the question in my mind, made me think: What is the secret to a long life?