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Great Seal Visits to the U.S. by Foreign Heads of State and Government--1969


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Date Visitor Country Description
March 5, 1969 President Emile D. Zinsou Dahomey (Benin) Private visit.
March 24-25, 1969 Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau Canada Official visit.
March 31-April 1, 1969 President Charles de Gaulle France Attended funeral of former President Eisenhower; met with President Nixon March 31
March 31-April 1, 1969 President Seretse Khama Botswana Consultations with IBRD; attended Eisenhower funeral; met with President Nixon March 31.
March 31-April 1, 1969 Chancellor Kurt-Georg Kiesinger Germany, Federal Republic of Attended funeral of former President Eisenhower; met with President Nixon April 1.
March 31-April 1, 1969 Prime Minister Mariano Rumor Italy Attended funeral of former President Eisenhower; met with President Nixon April 1.
March 31-April 1, 1969 Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi Iran Attended funeral of former President Eisenhower; met with President Nixon April 1.
March 31-April 1, 1969 Prime Minister Il Kwon Chung Korea Attended funeral of former President Eisenhower; met with President Nixon April 1.
March 31-April 1, 1969 President Ferdinand Marcos Philippines Attended funeral of former President Eisenhower; met with President Nixon April 1.
March 31-April 1, 1969 Prime Minister Marcelo Jose das Neves Alves Caetano Portugal Attended funeral of former President Eisenhower; met with President Nixon April 1.
March 31-April 1, 1969 President Habib Bourguiba Tunisia Attended funeral of former President Eisenhower; met with President Nixon April 1.
March 31-April 1, 1969 Prime Minister Suleiman Demirel Turkey Attended funeral of former President Eisenhower; met with President Nixon April 1.
March 31-April 1, 1969 King Baudouin I Belgium Attended funeral of former President Eisenhower; met with President Nixon March 31.
April 8-10, 1969 King Hussein Jordan Official visit. In U.S. April 7-18; visited Williamsburg (Virginia) and McDill Air Force Base. Private visit to New York City after April 11.
April 10-11, 1969 Prime Minister Bjarni Benediktsson Iceland Met with President Nixon April 11 after NATO Ministerial Meeting.
May 5-8, 1969 Prime Minister John G. Gorton Australia Official visit. In U.S. May 1-8; visited Williamsburg (Virginia).
May 12-14, 1969 Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew Singapore Private visit.
May 19, 1969 Prime Minister Siaka Stevens Sierre Giovanni Leone Official visit.
May 20-21, 1969 King Baudouin I Belgium Informal visit. In U.S. May 17-23; visited Palm Beach and Cape Kennedy (Florida), New York City, and Houston (Texas).
May 27-29, 1969 Prime Minister Petrus J. S. de Jong Netherlands Official visit. In U.S. May 26-29; visited Williamsburg (Virginia), Annapolis (Maryland), and New York City.
June 8, 1969 President Nguyen Van Thieu Vietnam Met with President Nixon at Midway Island.
June 12-13, 1969 President Carlos Lleras Restrepo Colombia State visit. In U.S. June 11-18; visited Williamsburg (Virginia) and New York City.
July 7-10, 1969 Emperor Haile Selassie Ethiopia State visit. Afterwards visited Atlanta (Georgia) and Cape Kennedy (Florida). Departed U.S. July 11.
August 7-9, 1969 Chancellor Kurt-Georg Kiesinger Germany, Federal Republic of Official visit. In U.S. August 5-9; visited New York City.
August 20-22, 1969 President Chung Hee Park Korea Official visit at San Francisco. Private visit afterward until August 24.
September 15-18, 1969 Prime Minister Keith J. Holyoake New Zealand Official visit. In U.S. September 14-21; visited Los Angeles and New York City.
September 18, 1969 Prime Minister Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Mauritius Met with President Nixon in New York City while attending a UN General Assembly session.
September 25-26, 1969 Prime Minister Golda Meir Israel Official visit. In U.S. September 24-October 5. Private visit to Washington September 27-28; then visited New York City, Los Angeles, and Milwaukee (Wisconsin).
October 6-10, 1969 Prime Minister Souvanna Phouma Laos Official visit. In U.S. October 3- 11; visited New York City.
October 6, 1969 Prime Minister Mohammed Haji Ibrahim Egal Somali Republic Private visit.
October 9, 1969 President Ahmadou Ahidjo Cameroon Private visit.
October 13, 1969 Prime Minister Tunku Abdul Rahman Malaysia Private visit.
October 20, 1969 Prime Minister Kofi Busia Ghana Private visit
October 21-23, 1969 Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi Iran Official visit. In U.S. October 17; visited Williamsburg (Virginia) and New York City.
November 19-21, 1969 Prime Minister Eisaku Sato Japan Official visit. In U.S. November 16-25; visited New York City and San Francisco.

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