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Name Locale Remarks Date
Woodrow Wilson Rome, Genoa, Milan, Turin Met with King Victor Emnanuel III and Prime Minister Orlando. January 1–6, 1919
Franklin D. Roosevelt Castel Ventrano (Sicily) Visited Allied military installations. December 8, 1943
Dwight D. Eisenhower Rome Informal visit; met with President Gronchi. December 4–6, 1959
John F. Kennedy Rome, Naples Met with President Segni, Italian and NATO officials. July 1–2, 1963
Lyndon B. Johnson Rome Met with President Saragat and Prime Minister Moro. December 23, 1967
Richard M. Nixon Rome Met with President Saragat, Prime Minister Rumor, and other officials. February 27–28, 1969
Richard M. Nixon Rome, Naples Official visit; met with President Saragat; visited NATO Southern Command. September 27–30, 1970
Gerald R. Ford Rome Met with President Leone and Prime Minister Moro. June 3, 1975
Jimmy Carter Rome, Venice State visit; met with President Pertini. Attended Economic Summit Conference June 21-24 of the Heads of State and Government of Canada, France, the Federal Republic of Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom. June 19–24, 1980
Ronald Reagan Rome State visit; met with President Pertini and Premier Spadolini. June 7, 1982
Ronald Reagan Venice, Rome Attended Economic Summit Meeting (June 8-10) of the Heads of State and Government of Canada, France, the Federal Republic of Germany, Italy, Japan, and the United Kingdom. Met with President Cossiga and Prime Minister Fanfani in Rome on June 6. June 3–11, 1987
George H. W. Bush Rome, Nettuno Met with President Cossiga and Prime Minister De Mita. May 26–28, 1989
George H. W. Bush Rome Attended NATO Summit Meeting. November 6–8, 1991
William J. Clinton Rome, Nettuno Met with Prime Minister Berlusconi and President Scalfaro. Visited U.S. Military Cemetery. June 2–4, 1994
William J. Clinton Naples Met with the Prime Ministers of Italy, Japan, and Canada. Attended G-7 Economic Summit Meeting and met with President Yeltsin. July 7–10, 1994
William J. Clinton Aviano Met with U.S. military personnel. January 13, 1996
William J. Clinton Aviano Stopped en route to and from Bosnia-Herzegovina. December 22, 1997
William J. Clinton Aviano Addressed U.S. military personnel. June 22, 1999
William J. Clinton Aviano Stopped en route to Sarajevo. July 29–30, 1999
William J. Clinton Florence Attended conference on Progressive Governance for the 21st Century. November 20–21, 1999
William J. Clinton Aviano Air Base Stopped en route to India. March 18, 2000
George W. Bush Genoa, Castel Gandolfo, Rome Attended the G-8 Economic Summit. Met with Pope John Paul II at Castel Gandolfo and with Prime Minister Berlusconi and President Ciampi in Rome. July 20–24, 2001
George W. Bush Rome Met with President Ciampi and Prime Minister Berlusconi. Attended NATO Summit Meeting and inaugurated the NATO-Russia Council. May 27–28, 2002
George W. Bush Rome Met with President Ciampi and Prime Minister Berlusconi. June 4–5, 2004
George W. Bush Rome Met with President Ciampi and Prime Minister Berlusconi. April 6–8, 2005
George W. Bush Rome Met with Prime Minister Prodi and President Napolitano. June 8–10, 2007
George W. Bush Rome Met with President Napolitano and Prime Minister Berlusconi. June 11–13, 2008
Barack Obama Rome, L’Aquila Attended the G-8 Summit Meeting. Also met with the leaders of Angola, Algeria, Australia, Brazil, China, Egypt, India, Mexico, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, and various international organizations. July 8–10, 2009
Barack Obama Rome Met with President Giorgio Napolitano and Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. Toured the Colosseum. March 26–28, 2014