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Visits By Foreign Leaders in 1958

Visitor From Description Date
Prime Minister Souvanna Phouma Laos Informal meetings with President Eisenhower and senior U.S. officials. January 13–15, 1958
President-elect Ydigoras Guatemala Also visited Houston (Texas). Departed U.S. February 26. February 23–25, 1958
President-elect Echandi Costa Rica At the invitation of the President. In U.S. March 25–31. Also visited New Orleans (Louisiana) and New York City. March 26–29, 1958
Prime Minister Gerhardsen Norway Unofficial visit; attended Minnesota Statehood Centennial in Minneapolis and St. Paul. May 8–14, 1958
Prime Minister Hansen Denmark Unofficial visit; attended Minnesota Statehood Centennial in Minneapolis and St. Paul. May 8–14, 1958
Prime Minister Kuuskoski Finland Unofficial visit; attended Minnesota Statehood Centennial in Minneapolis and St. Paul. May 8–14, 1958
Chancellor Raab Austria Unofficial visit. In U.S. May 17–28; visited New York City, Chicago, and San Francisco. May 18–21, 1958
President Heuss Germany, Federal Republic of State visit. Addressed U.S. Congress June 5. Afterwards visited Philadelphia, Hanover (New Hampshire), Detroit (Michigan), Chicago, San Francisco, the Grand Canyon (Arizona), Williamsburg and Charlottesville (Virginia), and New York City. Departed U.S. June 23. June 4–7, 1958
Prime Minister Macmillan United Kingdom Unofficial visit. Met informally with the President, also visited Greencastle (Indiana), and Baltimore (Maryland). June 7–11, 1958
President Garcia Philippines State visit. In U.S. June 15–July 1. Addressed U.S. Congress June 18. Also visited Chicago, New York City, Phoenix (Arizona), Los Angeles and San Francisco. June 17–20, 1958
Prime Minister Daud Afghanistan Official visit; signed a cultural agreement. Visited Detroit (Michigan), Niagara Falls (New York), Fort Bragg (North Carolina), Knoxville and Oak Ridge (Tennessee), Los Angeles, San Francisco, Laramie and Yellowstone Park (Wyoming), and New York City. Left U.S. July 13. June 24–27, 1958
Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi Iran Informal visit. In U.S. June 1–July 3. Also visited Hawaii, San Francisco, Minneapolis (Minnesota), Springfield (Massachusetts), and New York City. June 30–July 2, 1958
Prime Minister Nkrumah Ghana Official visit. Afterwards visited Hershey, Harrisburg and Philadelphia (Pennyslvania), New York City, and Chicago. Departed U.S. August 2. July 23–26, 1958
Prime Minister Fanfani Italy Informal visit to Washington. July 28–31, 1958
Premier and Prince Sihanouk Cambodia Unofficial visit to Washington while attending UN General Assembly. Arrived in U.S. September 12. September 28–October 3, 1958