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Dwight D. Eisenhower (January 20, 1953-January 20, 1961)

December 2-5, 1952
Korea
Seoul
Visit to Korean combat zone. [Visit made as President-elect.]

October 19, 1953
Mexico
Nuevo Guerrero
Dedicated Falcon Dam.

November 13-15, 1953
Canada
Ottawa
State visit; addressed joint session of Parliament.

December 4-8, 1953
United Kingdom
Bermuda
Attended Bermuda Conference with Prime Minister Churchill and French President Laniel.

July 16-23, 1955
Switzerland
Geneva
Summit conference with British Prime Minister Eden, French Premier Faure, and Soviet Premier Bulganin.

July 21-23, 1956
Panama
Panama City
Attended a meeting of the Presidents of the American Republics.

March 20-24, 1957
United Kingdom
Bermuda
Met with Prime Minister Macmillan.

December 14-19, 1957
France
Paris
Attended meeting of NATO Heads of Government.

July 8-11, 1958
Canada
Ottawa
Informal visit; addressed joint session of Parliament.

February 19-20, 1959
Mexico
Acapulco
Informal meeting with President Lopez Mateos.

June 26, 1959
Canada
Montreal
Joined Queen Elizabeth 11 in ceremony opening St. Lawrence Seaway.

August 26-27, 1959
Federal Republic of Germany
Bonn
Informal meeting with Chancellor Adenauer and President Heuss.

August 27-September 2, 1959
United Kingdom
London, Balmoral, Chequers
Informal visit; met Prime Minister Macmillan and Queen Elizabeth II.

September 2-4, 1959
France
Paris
Informal meeting with President De Gaulle and Italian Premier Segni. Addressed North Atlantic Council.

September 4-7, 1959
United Kingdom
Culzean Castle
Rested before returning to the United States.

December 4-6, 1959
Italy
Rome
Informal visit; met with President Gronchi.

December 6, 1959
Vatican City
Audience with Pope John XXIII.

December 6-7, 1959
Turkey
Ankara
Informal visit; met with President Bayar.

December 7-9, 1959
Pakistan
Karachi
Informal visit; met with President Ayub Khan.

December 9, 1959
Afghanistan
Kabul
Informal visit; met with King Mohammed Zahir.

December 9-14, 1959
India
New Delhi, Agra
Met with President Prasad and Prime Minister Nehru. Addressed Parliament.

December 14, 1959
Iran
Tehran
Met with Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi and addressed Parliament.

December 14-15, 1959
Greece
Athens
Official visit; met with King Paul, Prime Minister Karamanlis, and addressed Parliament. Traveled by sea from Athens to Tunis.

December 17, 1959
Tunisia
Tunis
Met with President Bourguiba.

December 18-21, 1959
France
Toulon, Paris
Conference with President De Gaulle, British Prime Minister Macmillan, and German Chancellor Adenauer.

December 21-22, 1959
Spain
Madrid
Met with Generalissimo Franco.

December 22, 1959
Morocco
Casablanca
Met with King Mohammed V.

February 23-26, 1960
Brazil
Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo
Met with President Kubitschek and addressed Brazilian Congress.

February 26-29, 1960
Argentina
Buenos Aires, Mardelplata, San Carlos de, Bariloche
Met with President Frondizi.

February 29-March 2, 1960
Chile
Santiago
Met with President Alessandri.

March 2-3, 1960
Uruguay
Montevideo
Met with President Nardone. Returned to the U.S. via Buenos Aires and Surinam.

May 15-19, 1960
France
Paris
Conference with President De Gaulle, British Prime Minister Macmillan, and Soviet Premier Khrushchev.

May 19-20, 1960
Portugal
Lisbon
Official visit; met with President Thomaz.

June 14-16, 1960
Philippines
Manila
State visit; met with President Garcia. Traveled by sea from Manila to Taipei.

June 18-19, 1960
Republic of China
Taipei
Met with President Chiang Kai-shek

June 19-20, 1960
Korea
Seoul
Met with Prime Minister Chung and addressed the National Assembly.

October 24, 1960
Mexico
Ciudad Acuna
Informal visit; met with President Lopez Mateos.


John F. Kennedy (January 20, 1961-November 22, 1963)

May 16-18, 1961
Canada
Ottawa
State visit; addressed Joint session of Parliament.

May 31-June 3, 1961
France
Paris
State visit; addressed North Atlantic Council and met with President De Gaulle.

June 3-4, 1961
Austria
Vienna
Met with President Sehaerf and held talks with Soviet Premier Khrushchev.

June 4-5, 1961
United Kingdom
London
Private visit; met with Queen Elizabeth II and Nine Minister Macmillan.

December 16-17, 1961
Venezuela
Caracas
Met with President Betancourt.

December 17, 1961
Colombia
Bogota
Met with President Lleras Camargo.

December 21-22, 1961
United Kingdom
Bermuda
Met with Prime Minister Macmillan.

June 29-July 1, 1962
Mexico
Mexico, D.F.
State visit; met with President Lopez Mateos.

December 18-21, 1962
United Kingdom
Nassau (The Bahamas)
Conferred with Prime Minister Macmillan; concluded Nassau agreement on nuclear defense systems.

March 18-20, 1963
Costa Rica
San José
Attended Conference of Presidents of the Central American Republics.

June 23-25, 1963
Federal Republic of Germany
Bonn, Cologne, Frankfurt, Wiesbaden
Met with Chancellor Adenauer and other officials.

June 26, 1963
Germany
West Berlin
Delivered several public addresses.

June 26-29 1963
Ireland
Locale: Dublin, Wexford, Cork, Galway, Limerick
Addressed Parliament and visited ancestral home.

June 29-30, 1963
United Kingdom
Birch Grove, Sussex
Informal visit with Prime Minister Macmillan at his home.

July 1-2, 1963
Italy
Rome, Naples
Met with President Segni, Italian and NATO officials.

July 2, 1963
Vatican City
Audience with Pope Paul VI.


Lyndon B. Johnson (November 22, 1963-January 20, 1969)

September 16, 1964
Canada
Vancouver
Informal visit; met with Prime Minister Pearson in ceremonies related to the Columbia River Treaty.

April 14-15, 1966
Mexico
Mexico, D.F.
Informal visit; met with President Gustavo Diaz Ordaz.

August 21-22, 1966
Canada
Campobello lsland, Chamcook, N.B.

Laid cornerstone at Roosevelt-Campobello International Park and conferred informally with Prime Minister Pearson.October 19-20, 1966
New Zealand
Wellington
State visit; met with Prime Minister Holyoake.

October 2023, 1966
Australia
Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Townsville
State visit; met with Governor General Casey and Prime Minister Holt.

October 24-26, 1966
Philippines
Manila, Los Banos, Corregidor
Attended summit conference with the Heads of State and Government of Australia, Korea, New Zealand, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam.

October 26, 1966
Vietnam
Cam Ranh Bay
Visited U.S. military personnel.

October 27-30, 1966
Thailand
Bangkok
State visit; met with King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

October 30-31, 1966
Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur
State visit; met with Prime Minister Rahrman.

October 31-November 2, 1966
Korea
Seoul, Suwon
State visit; met with President Park and Prime Minister Chung.

December 3, 1966
Mexico
Ciudad Acuna
Informal meeting with President Diaz Ordaz. Inspected construction of Arnistad Dam.

April 11-14, 1967
Uruguay
Punta del Este
Summit meeting with Latin American chiefs of state.

April 14, 1967
Suriname
Paramaribo
Refueling stop en route from Uruguay.

April 23-26, 1967
Germany
Bonn
Attended funeral of Chancellor Adenauer and conversed with various heads of state.

May 25, 1967
Canada
Montreal, Ottawa
Attended Expo 67 and conferred informally with Prime Minister Pearson.

October 28, 1967
Mexico
Ciudad Juarez
Attended transfer of El Chamizal from the US. to Mexico and conferred with President Diaz Ordaz.

December 21-22, 1967
Australia
Canberra
Attended funeral of Prime Minister Holt and conferred with other attending heads of state.

December 23, 1967
Thailand
Khorat
Visited US. military personnel.

December 23, 1967
Vietnam
Cam Ranh Bay
Visited U.S. military personnel.

December 23, 1967
Pakistan
Karachi
Met with President Ayub Khan.

December 23, 1967
Italy
Rome
Met with President Saragat and Prime Minister Moro.

December 23, 1967
Vatican City
Audience with Pope Paul VI.

July 68, 1968
El Salvador
San Salvador
Attended meeting of the Presidents of Central American Republics.

July 8, 1968
Nicaragua
Managua
Informal visit; met with President Somoza.

July 8, 1968
Costa Rica
San Jose
Informal visit; met with President Trajos.

July 8, 1968
Honduras
San Pedro Sula
Informal visit; met with President Lopez Arrelano.

July 8, 1968
Guatemala
Guatemala City
Informal visit; met with President Mendez.


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