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Visits to the U.S. by Foreign Heads of State and Government--1952

Date

Visitor

Country

Description

January 5-10, 1952

Prime Minister Churchill

United Kingdom

Revisited Washington January 16-19. Addressed U.S. Congress January 17.

January 20-23, 1952

Premier Drees

Netherlands

Informal visit. In U.S. January 12-24, visiting New York City, Bridgeport (Connecticut) and Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania).

April 2-5, 1952

Queen Juliana

Netherlands

Addressed U.S. Congress April 3. Afterwards visited Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), New York City, Knoxville (Tennessee), Detroit, Grand Rapids, Holland, and Ann Arbor, (Michigan), San Francisco, and Los Angeles. Departed U.S. April 22.

April 12-16, 1952

Prime Minister Erlander

Sweden

Unofficial visit. In U.S. April 3-17. Also visited New York City, Rockford (Illinois), Chicago, Minneapolis (Minnesota), and Detroit (Michigan).

May 1-6, 1952

President Somoza

Nicaragua

Unofficial visit to Washington. Afterwards visited Boston (Massachusetts) and New York City. Departed U.S. July 5.

May 12-16, 1952

Chancellor Figl

Austria

At the invitation of the U.S. Government. In U.S. May 11-27. Visited New York City, Williamsburg (Virginia), Buffalo (New York), Detroit (Michigan), Chicago, and Madison (Wisconsin).

May 16-21, 1952

Prime Minister Menzies

Australia

Informal discussions en route to London.

August 16-18, 1952

King Faisal II

Iraq

Informal, unofficial visit. In U.S. August 12-September 17. Visited New York City ,Detroit (Michigan), Chicago, Denver (Colorado), San Francisco, Las Vegas (Nevada), Phoenix (Arizona), Muscle Shoals (Tennessee), and Fort Knox (Kentucky).

September 22-26, 1952

Prime Minister Torp

Norway

In U.S. September 10-30. Also visited New York City, Detroit (Michigan), Duluth and Minneapolis (Minnesota), Chicago, and Madison (Wisconsin).

December 17, 1952

Prime Minister Menzies

Australia

Met with President-elect Eisenhower in New York City.


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