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Visits By Foreign Leaders of Brazil

Visitor Description Date
Emperor Dom Pedro II Visited U.S. April 15–July 12, covering over 9,000 miles. Traveled from New York to San Francisco, to New Orleans, and to Boston. Revisited Washington June 2; attended the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) June 20–25. May 7–11, 1876
President-elect Pessoa In U.S. June 20–27; visited New York City. June 21–25, 1919
President-elect Prestes Officially returned President-elect Hoover’s visit. In U.S. June 11–20, visiting New York City, West Point, and Philadelphia. June 11–15, 1930
President Dutra Official guest. Discussed economic cooperation. Addressed U.S. Congress May 19. Afterwards visited New York City and Chattanooga and Nashville (Tennessee). Departed U.S. May 27. May 18–21, 1949
President-elect Kubitschek 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
President Goulart Official visit. Afterwards visited New York City, Omaha (Nebraska), and Chicago. Departed U.S. April 8. April 3–5, 1962
President-elect Arthur da Costa e Silva Informal visit. In U.S. January 18–31; visited Honolulu, Los Angeles, Cape Kennedy, and New York City. January 25–28, 1967
President Emilio G. Medici State visit. December 6–9, 1971
President Joao Baptista de Oliveira Figueiredo State visit. Private visit afterwards to Cleveland. May 11–13, 1982
President-elect Tancredo Neves Private visit. Met with President Reagan February 1. January 31–February 3, 1985
President Jose Sarney State Visit; visited New York City (September 12–13). Addressed Joint Meeting of U.S. Congress September 11. September 9–11, 1986
President Jose Sarney Met with President Bush at the U.N. General Assembly. September 25, 1989
President-elect Fernando Collor de Mello Private visit. January 26, 1990
President Fernando Collor de Mello Met with President Bush at the U.N. General Assembly. September 30, 1990
President Fernando Collor de Mello State Visit. Afterwards visited New York City. June 17–20, 1991
President Fernando Collor de Mello Met with President Bush while attending the U.N. General Assembly in New York City. September 23, 1991
President Itamar Franco Attended the Summit of the Americas in Miami, Florida. December 9–11, 1994
President Fernando Henrique Cardoso State Visit. April 19–22, 1995
President Fernando Cardoso Met with President Clinton during a private visit. June 6–8, 1998
President Fernando Cardoso Private visit. May 8–10, 1999
President Henrique Cardoso Working visit. March 29–April 1, 2001
President Henrique Cardoso Met with President Bush during a private visit. November 8, 2001
President-elect Luiz Lula da Silva Working visit. December 9–10, 2002
President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva Working visit. June 19–20, 2003
President Luiz Inacio Lula Da Silva Working visit. Met with President Bush at Camp David, MD. March 30–31, 2006
President Luiz Inacio Lula Da Silva Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City. September 24, 2007
President Luiz Lula da Silva Attended the G-20 Economic Summit Meeting. November 14–15, 2008
President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva Working visit. March 14, 2009
President Luiz Inacio Lula de Salva Attended the G-20 Economic Summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. September 24–25, 2009
President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva Attended the Nuclear Security Summit. April 12–13, 2010
President Dilma Rousseff Met with President Obama at the UN General Assembly in New York City. September 20, 2011
President Dilma Roussef Working visit. April 9, 2012
President Dilma Rousseff Official Working Visit. June 29–30, 2015