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Visits By Foreign Leaders in 1973

Visitor From Description Date
President Zalman Shazar Israel Attended memorial services for former President Truman. January 5, 1973
Prime Minister John M. Lynch Ireland Attended memorial services for former President Truman. January 5, 1973
Prime Minister Chong Pil Kim Korea Attended memorial services for former President Truman. January 5, 1973
Prime Minister Edward R. G. Heath United Kingdom Official visit. February 1–2, 1973
King Hussein Jordan Private visit. Met with President Nixon February 6. February 5–7, 1973
Prime Minister Golda Meir Israel Private visit. In U.S. February 26-March 8. March 1, 1973
President Nguyen Van Thieu Vietnam Official visit at San Clemente (Calif.), and Washington, D.C. April 2–7, 1973
Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew Singapore Private visit. In U.S. March 25-April 11. Met with President Nixon April 10. April 10, 1973
Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti Italy Official visit. In U.S. April 16-22; visited Williamsburg, New York City, and Hawaii. April 17–18, 1973
Chancellor Willy Brandt Germany, Federal Republic of Official visit. May 1–2, 1973
Emperor Haile Selassie Ethiopia Official visit. May 14–15, 1973
President William R. Tolbert Liberia Private visit. In U.S. June 4-8. June 5, 1973
General Secretary Leonid I. Brezhnev U.S.S.R. Official visit at Washington and San Clemente (Calif.). June 18–26, 1973
Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi Iran State visit. In U.S. July 23-27; visited Williamsburg. July 24–26, 1973
Prime Minister Edward Gough Whitlam Australia Private visit while en route to Commonwealth meeting in Canada. July 30, 1973
Prime Minister Kakui Tanaka Japan Official visit. Private visit to Washington July 29-30. Afterwards visited New York City, Chicago, San Francisco. Departed U.S. August 5. July 31–August 1, 1973
President Omar Bongo Gabon Private visit. Met with President Nixon at the White House. August 2, 1973
Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Pakistan Official visit. In U.S. September 17-24; visited Williamsburg, San Francisco, and New York City. September 18–20, 1973
Prime Minister Norman E. Kirk New Zealand Official visit; fifth to the U.S.; first as Head of Government. September 26–29, 1973
Chancellor Willy Brandt Germany, Federal Republic of Private visit; met with President Nixon at the White House. September 29, 1973
President Felix Houphouet-Boigny Ivory Coast State visit. Afterwards visited Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York City (private visit after October 15.). Departed U.S. October 18. October 8–11, 1973
President Mobutu Sese Seko Democratic Republic of the Congo (Zaire) Private visit. Met with President Nixon at the White House. October 10, 1973
President Sangoule Lamizana Upper Volta Private visit. Met with President Nixon at the White House to discuss the drought in West Africa. October 15, 1973
Prime Minister Golda Meir Israel Private working visit and discussion of the Middle East Crisis. November 1, 1973
President Nicolae Ceausescu Romania Official visit. Afterwards visited Wilmington (N.C.), Cleveland, Hartford (Conn.), and New York City. Departed U.S. December 7. December 3–6, 1973