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Name Locale Remarks Date
John Milton Hay Nauheim Vacation trip for health reasons. April 30–May 21, 1905
Charles Evans Hughes Berlin Met with President Ebert and Foreign Minister Stresemann. Returned to U.S. August 14. August 3–4, 1924
Henry Lewis Stimson Berlin Met with President von Hindenburg and senior German officials. July 25–27, 1931
James Francis Byrnes Potsdam Accompanied President Truman to the Tripartite Conference of Berlin (Potsdam Conference). July 17–25, 1945
George Catlett Marshall West Berlin Conferred with U.S. military government officials. March 7–9, 1947
George Catlett Marshall West Berlin Held a press conference while returning to U.S. Returned April 26. April 25, 1947
Dean Gooderham Acheson Frankfurt, Bonn Met with President Heuss and Chancellor Adenauer. November 11–13, 1949
Dean Gooderham Acheson Berlin Met with West Berlin officials and the commandants of the occupation sectors. Briefly visited East Berlin. November 14, 1949
Dean Gooderham Acheson Bonn Signed Bonn Agreements providing for West German membership in NATO and the European Defense Community. May 23–26, 1952
Dean Gooderham Acheson West Berlin Spoke at cornerstone laying for the American Memorial Library. June 29, 1952
John Foster Dulles Bonn Met with President Heuss and Chancellor Adenauer. February 5–6, 1953
John Foster Dulles Berlin Attended Big Four Foreign Ministers Meeting. Sessions of February 1-6, 15, and 17 were held in East Berlin. January 22–February 18, 1954
John Foster Dulles Bonn Met with Chancellor Adenauer. February 18, 1954
John Foster Dulles Bonn Met with Chancellor Adenauer. September 16–17, 1954
John Foster Dulles Bonn Attended NATO Ministerial Meeting. May 2–4, 1957
John Foster Dulles West Berlin Met with city and U.S. officials. May 8, 1958
John Foster Dulles Bonn Met with Chancellor Adenauer on way to meeting of the Baghdad Pact. July 26, 1958
John Foster Dulles Bonn Met with Chancellor Adenauer and Foreign Minister Von Brentano. February 7–8, 1959
Christian Archibald Herter West Berlin Dedicated John Foster Allee. July 25, 1959
Christian Archibald Herter Bonn Accompanied President Eisenhower to a meeting with Chancellor Adenauer. August 26–27, 1959
David Dean Rusk West Berlin Met with Mayor Brandt and signed city's Golden Book. June 21, 1962
David Dean Rusk Bonn Discussed the Berlin crisis with Chancellor Adenauer and Foreign Minister Schroeder. June 21–23, 1962
David Dean Rusk Bonn, Frankfurt Accompanied President Kennedy. June 23–26, 1963
David Dean Rusk West Berlin Accompanied President Kennedy. June 26, 1963
David Dean Rusk Bonn Discussed the Test Ban Treaty with Chancellor Adenauer and Foreign Minister Schroeder. August 10–11, 1963
David Dean Rusk Bonn, Frankfurt Dedicated a memorial to General George C. Marshall in Frankfurt. October 25–27, 1963
David Dean Rusk Bonn Met with Chancellor Erhard and senior German officials. June 8–9, 1966
David Dean Rusk Bonn, Cologne Accompanied President Johnson to the funeral of Chancellor Adenauer. April 23–26, 1967
David Dean Rusk Bonn Met with Chancellor Kiesinger. June 26, 1968
William Pierce Rogers Bonn Accompanied President Nixon. February 26–27, 1969
William Pierce Rogers West Berlin Accompanied President Nixon. February 27, 1969
William Pierce Rogers Bonn Met with Chancellor Brandt, Foreign Minister Scheel, and senior German officials. December 5, 1969
William Pierce Rogers Bonn Met with Foreign Minister Scheel. May 6–7, 1972
William Pierce Rogers Bonn Attended NATO Ministerial Meeting. May 29–31, 1972
William Pierce Rogers Bonn Met with senior West German officials. June 2–3, 1972
William Pierce Rogers Berlin Signed Final Quadripartite Protocol to the Quadripartite Agreement on Berlin. Visited East and West Berlin. June 3, 1972
Henry A Kissinger Bonn Met with Chancellor Brandt and Foreign Minister Scheel. March 3, 1974
Henry A Kissinger Bonn Met with Chancellor Brandt and Foreign Minister Scheel. March 24, 1974
Henry A Kissinger Bad Reichenhall Met with Foreign Minister Genscher. June 11, 1974
Henry A Kissinger Dusseldorf, Munich Briefed Foreign Minister Federal Genscher on the U.S.-Soviet summit. July 6–8, 1974
Henry A Kissinger Bonn Met with Foreign Minister Genscher. February 15–16, 1975
Henry A Kissinger Bonn Met with Chancellor Schmidt and Foreign Minister Genscher. May 20–21, 1975
Henry A Kissinger West Berlin Met with City officials. Addressed the Berlin House of Representatives. May 21, 1975
Henry A Kissinger Bonn Met with West German officials and with Israeli Prime Minister Rabin. July 11–12, 1975
Henry A Kissinger Bonn Accompanied President Ford. July 26–28, 1975
Henry A Kissinger Fuerth Received the city's Gold Medal for Distinguished Native Citizens. December 13–15, 1975
Henry A Kissinger Bonn Met with Chancellor Schmidt and Foreign Minister Genscher. May 23, 1976
Henry A Kissinger Bodenmais, Grafenau Met with Foreign Minister Genscher and South African Prime Minister Vorster. June 23–24, 1976
Henry A Kissinger Hamburg Met with Chancellor Schmidt and Foreign Minister Genscher. September 7, 1976
Cyrus Roberts Vance Bonn Briefed Chancellor Schmidt and Foreign Minister Genscher on meetings with Soviet leaders. March 31, 1977
Cyrus Roberts Vance Frankfurt, Bonn Accompanied President Carter on a State visit and to the Economic Summit Meeting. July 14–17, 1978
Cyrus Roberts Vance West Berlin Accompanied President Carter. July 15, 1978
Cyrus Roberts Vance Bonn Discussed international responses to the Iranian hostage crisis with Chancellor Schmidt and Foreign Minister Genscher. December 11–12, 1979
Cyrus Roberts Vance Bonn Discussed responses to Soviet invasion of Afghanistan with Chancellor Schmidt and Foreign Minister Genscher. February 19–20, 1980
Alexander Meigs Haig Bonn Met with Chancellor Schmidt and Foreign Minister Genscher. April 12, 1981
Alexander Meigs Haig West Berlin Addressed the Berlin Press Association. September 13, 1981
Alexander Meigs Haig Bonn Met with Foreign Minister Genscher. September 13–14, 1981
Alexander Meigs Haig Bonn Accompanied President Reagan on a State visit and to a NATO Summit Meeting. June 9–11, 1982
Alexander Meigs Haig West Berlin Accompanied President Reagan. June 11, 1982
George Pratt Shultz Bonn Met with Chancellor Kohl and Foreign Minister Genscher. December 7–9, 1982
George Pratt Shultz Bonn Met with Chancellor Kohl and Foreign Minister enscher. December 6–7, 1983
George Pratt Shultz Ludwigshafen Met with Chancellor Kohl. December 15, 1984
George Pratt Shultz Bonn Accompanied President Reagan to the Economic Summit Meeting and on a State visit. April 30–May 6, 1985
George Pratt Shultz Bonn Met with Chancellor Kohl and Foreign Minister Genscher. December 13–14, 1985
George Pratt Shultz West Berlin Addressed the Berlin Press Conference and signed the Golden Book. December 14–15, 1985
George Pratt Shultz Bonn Met with Chancellor Kohl and senior West German officials. December 15, 1987
James Addison Baker Bonn Discussed modernization of short-range NATO nuclear missiles with Foreign Minister Genscher. February 12–14, 1989
James Addison Baker Bonn Accompanied President Bush. May 30–31, 1989
James Addison Baker West Berlin Met with West German Chancellor Kohl; delivered a public address. December 11–12, 1989
James Addison Baker Bonn Attended Two-Plus-Four Ministerial Meeting on German reunification. May 4–6, 1990
James Addison Baker Bonn, Ludwigshafen Met with Chancellor Kohl and Foreign Minister Genscher. September 15, 1990
James Addison Baker Bonn Discussed the Persian Gulf crisis with Chancellor Kohl. January 8, 1991
James Addison Baker Berlin, Halle Attended CSCE Foreign Ministers' Meeting and discussed strategic arms reductions with Soviet Foreign Minister Bessmertnykh. June 17–21, 1991
James Addison Baker Frankfurt Attended ceremonies inaugurating emergency aid to the former Soviet republics. February 9–10, 1992
James Addison Baker Munich Accompanied President Bush to the Economic Summit Meeting and to meetings with Russian President Yeltsin. July 5–8, 1992
Warren Minor Christopher Bonn Discussed the Bosnian crisis with senior German officials. May 6–7, 1993
Warren Minor Christopher Bonn, Berlin Accompanied President Clinton to meetings with Chancellor Kohl and EU President Delors. July 11–12, 1994
Warren Minor Christopher Berlin Attended farewell ceremony for departing Allied troops. September 8–9, 1994
Warren Minor Christopher Frankfurt Commented to the press on the Middle East peace process and the Iraq-Kuwait crisis. October 14, 1994
Warren Minor Christopher Berlin Attended meetings of NATO, NACC, and Contact Group Foreign Ministers. June 3–4, 1996
Warren Minor Christopher Stuttgart, Bonn Met with Foreign Minister Kinkel and delivered a commemorative address. September 6–7, 1996
Madeleine Korbel Albright Bonn Met with Chancellor Kohl and Foreign Minister Kinkel. February 16–17, 1997
Madeleine Korbel Albright Bonn Discussed the Kosovo crisis with Foreign Minister Kinkel. March 8, 1998
Madeleine Korbel Albright Bonn Attended a Contact Group ministerial meeting. March 24–25, 1998
Madeleine Korbel Albright Ramstein Air Force Base, Landstuhl Visited Embassy personnel wounded in the bombings in Kenya and Tanzania; accompanied the dead back to the United States. August 12–13, 1998
Madeleine Korbel Albright Bonn Attended a G-8 Foreign Ministers meeting on the Kosovo conflict. May 4–6, 1999
Madeleine Korbel Albright Bonn, Cologne Attended a G-8 Foreign Ministers meeting on the Kosovo conflict and the G-8 and U.S.-EU Ministerial meetings; met with Kosovar political leaders. June 6–11, 1999
Madeleine Korbel Albright Cologne Attended G-8 Economic Summit meeting. June 20–21, 1999
Madeleine Korbel Albright Berlin Attended G-8 Foreign Ministers meeting; met with President Djukanovic of Montenegro and Serbian opposition leaders. December 17, 1999
Madeleine Korbel Albright Berlin, Aachen Accompanied President Clinton. June 1–3, 2000
Madeleine Korbel Albright Berlin Delivered an address on democracy in the Balkans. June 29, 2000
Madeleine Korbel Albright Dresden Attended ceremonies commemorating the 10th anniversary of German reunification. October 3, 2000
Colin Luther Powell Berlin Met with Chancellor Schroeder and Foreign Minister Fischer. December 10–11, 2001
Colin Luther Powell Berlin Accompanied President Bush. May 22–23, 2002
Colin Luther Powell Berlin Met with Chancellor Schroeder and Foreign Minister Fischer. May 15–16, 2003
Colin Luther Powell Berlin Attended International Conference on Afghanistan. March 31–April 1, 2004
Colin Luther Powell Berlin Attended OSCE Conference on Anti-Semitism April 28–29, 2004
Condoleezza Rice Berlin Met with Chancellor Schroeder. February 4–5, 2005
Condoleezza Rice Mainz, Wiesbaden Accompanied President Bush to meeting with Chancellor Schroeder. February 23, 2005
Condoleezza Rice Berlin Met with Chancellor Merkel. December 5–6, 2005
Condoleezza Rice Berlin Met with Chancellor Merkel and with the Foreign Ministers of the Permanent Members of the UN Security Council. March 29–31, 2006
Condoleezza Rice Stralsund, Trinwillershagen Accompanied President Bush to meetings with Chancellor Merkel July 12–14, 2006
Condoleezza Rice Berlin Met with Foreign Minister Steinmeir and Chancellor Merkel. January 17–18, 2007
Condoleezza Rice Berlin Attended a Quartet meeting and met with Foreign Minister Steinmeier and Chancellor Merkel. February 20–21, 2007
Condoleezza Rice Potsdam Attended a G-8 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting. May 30–31, 2007
Condoleezza Rice Berlin Attended a meeting of the P5 +1 Group on Iran. January 22–23, 2008
Condoleezza Rice Berlin Attended the Conference in Support of Palestinian Civil Security and Rule of Law. June 23–25, 2008
Hillary Rodham Clinton Baden-Baden Accompanied President Obama. April 3–4, 2009
Hillary Rodham Clinton Berlin Attended ceremonies commemorating the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Met with Chancellor Merkel and Foreign Minister Westerwelle. November 8–9, 2009
Hillary Rodham Clinton Munich Attended the Munich Security Conference and exchanged ratifications of the new START Treaty with Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov. February 5–6, 2011
Hillary Rodham Clinton Berlin Attended a NATO Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and meetings of the NATO-Georgia and NATO Ukraine Commisions and the NATO-Russia Council. Attended a memorial Service for Ambassador Holbrooke and received the Rathenau Prize. April 14–15, 2011
Hillary Rodham Clinton Bonn Attended the International Conference for Afghanistan. December 5, 2011
Hillary Rodham Clinton Munich Attended the 48th Munich Security Conference. February 4–5, 2012
John Forbes Kerry Berlin Met with Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle, Chancellor Angela Merkel, and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. February 26–27, 2013
John Forbes Kerry Berlin, Munich Met with Chancellor Angela Merkel and Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier. Attended the 50th Munich Security Conference. January 31–February 2, 2014
John Forbes Kerry Berlin Met with Chancellor Angela Merkel and Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier. October 21–22, 2014
John Forbes Kerry Munich Met with Sultan Qaboos of Oman. January 10, 2015
John Forbes Kerry Munich Attended the 51st Munich Security Conference. February 6–8, 2015
John Forbes Kerry Lubeck Attended the G-7 Foreign Ministers Meeting. April 14–15, 2015
John Forbes Kerry Berlin Met with Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier. September 20, 2015
John Forbes Kerry Berlin Met with Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and EU High Representative Federica Mogherini. October 22, 2015
John Forbes Kerry Munich Attended the 52nd Munich Security Conference and an International Syria Support Group meeting. February 10–14, 2016
John Forbes Kerry Berlin Met with Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier. Received the Federal Cross of Merit. December 4–5, 2016
John Forbes Kerry Hamburg Attended an OSCE Ministerial Meeting. December 7–8, 2016
Rex Wayne Tillerson Bonn Attended a G-20 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting. February 15–17, 2017
Rex Wayne Tillerson Hamburg Accompanied President Trump to the G-20 Summit. July 5–9, 2017