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Poland

Name Locale Remarks Date
Richard M. Nixon Warsaw Official visit; met with First Secretary Gierek. May 31–June 1, 1972
Gerald R. Ford Warsaw, Krakow Official visit; met with First Secretary Gierek. July 28–29, 1975
Jimmy Carter Warsaw Official visit; met with First Secretary Gierek. December 29–31, 1977
George H. W. Bush Warsaw, Gdansk Met with government and Solidarity leaders. Addressed the National Assembly on July 10. July 9–11, 1989
George H. W. Bush Warsaw Met with President Walesa and attended a memorial service for former Prime Minister Paderewski. July 5, 1992
William J. Clinton Warsaw Addressed the Polish Parliament and attended ceremonies commemorating the Warsaw Ghetto revolt. July 6–7, 1994
William J. Clinton Warsaw Met with President Kwasniewski and former President Walesa. July 10–11, 1997
George W. Bush Warsaw State visit. June 15–16, 2001
George W. Bush Krakow, Auschwitz-Birkenau Met with President Kwasniewski and Prime Minister Miller; visited former Nazi concentration camps. May 30–31, 2003
George W. Bush Gdansk, Jurata Hel. Met with President Kaczynski. June 8, 2007
Barack Obama Warsaw Met with President Komorowski and Prime Minister Tusk. May 27–28, 2011
Barack Obama Warsaw Met with Prime Minister Bronislaw Komarowski. Attended a Solidarity Dinner and a Freedom Day commemoration. June 3–4, 2014