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Visits By Foreign Leaders in 1956

Visitor From Description Date
President-elect Kubitschek Brazil Met with President Eisenhower at Key West (Florida) and with other officials in Washington. Afterwards visited New York City. Departed U.S. January 9. January 5–6, 1956
Prime Minister Eden United Kingdom Met with President Eisenhower, addressed U.S. Congress, and issued Joint Declaration on common principles. January 30–February 3, 1956
President Gronchi Italy State visit. Addressed U.S. Congress February 29. Afterwards visited Norfolk (Virginia), Detroit (Michigan), San Francisco, and New York City. Visited Canada March 3-5. Departed U.S. March 14. February 27–March 2, 1956
Prime Minister Costello Ireland Afterwards visited New York City, Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), and New Haven (Connecticut). Departed U.S. March 29. March 14–17, 1956
President Ruiz Cortines Mexico Attended a Heads of Government meeting in White Sulphur Springs (West Virginia). March 26–28, 1956
Prime Minister St. Laurent Canada Attended a Heads of Government meeting in White Sulphur Springs (West Virginia). March 26–28, 1956
President Sukarno Indonesia State visit. Addressed U.S. Congress May 17. Afterwards visited Charlottesville (Virginia), Annapolis (Maryland), New York City, Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), Springfield (Illinois), Detroit (Michigan), the Grand Canyon (Arizona), Los Angeles, Salt Lake City (Utah), and Niagara Falls (New York). Departed U.S. June 3. May 16–18, 1956
Chancellor Adenauer Germany, Federal Republic of In U.S. June 9-15, visiting New York City, New Haven (Connecticut), Chicago and Milwaukee (Wisconsin). Departed U.S. June 15. June 11–13, 1956
Prime Minister Menzies Australia Unofficial visit following Commonwealth Prime Ministers' Conference in London. In New York City July 21-26. July 31–August 5, 1956
Prime Minister Menzies Australia Discussed the Suez Crisis with President Eisenhower and senior U.S. officials. September 14–15, 1956
Prince Rainier III Monaco Unofficial courtesy call. In U.S. September 13-November 7, visiting New York City, Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), and Atlantic City (New Jersey). October 11, 1956
Prime Minister Karamanlis Greece Met with U.S. officials while attending a UN General Assembly session. November 15, 1956
Prime Minister Nehru India Official visit at Washington and Gettysburg (Pennsylvania). December 16–20, 1956