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Visits By Foreign Leaders of Denmark

Visitor Description Date
Prime Minister Hedtoft Arrived in U.S. November 16, aboard inaugural trans-Arctic flight to Los Angeles by Scandinavian Airlines. Met with President Eisenhower November 24. November 23–26, 1954
Prime Minister Hansen Unofficial visit; attended Minnesota Statehood Centennial in Minneapolis and St. Paul. May 8–14, 1958
King Frederik IX State visit. In U.S. October 4–17, visiting Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, New York City, and Albany (New York). October 11–14, 1960
Prime Minister Kampmann Informal visit. In U.S. February 11–19, visiting New York City, Mystic (Connecticut), Chicago, and San Francisco. February 14–15, 1961
Prime Minister Krag Attended funeral of President Kennedy. November 24–25, 1963
Prime Minister Krag Private visit. June 9–12, 1964
Prime Minister Jens Otto Krag Private visit. Arrived in U.S. April 20; visited New York City and Omaha. Met with President Johnson April 27. April 22–27, 1966
Prime Minister Jens Otto Krag Informal visit. Discussed the Middle East crisis with President Johnson. June 22, 1967
Prime Minister Jens Otto Krag Informal visit. September 27, 1967
Prime Minister Hilmar T. I. Baunsgaard Official visit. In U.S. April 12–19; visited Williamsburg, and afterwards made a private visit to New York City. April 14–16, 1970
Prime Minister Hilmar T. I. Baunsgaard Attended White House dinner on 25th Anniversary of the U.N. October 24, 1970
Prime Minister Anker Jorgensen Private visit. November 13, 1975
Queen Margrethe II Luncheon at the White House during a private visit May 10–11, 1976
Prime Minister Anker Jorgensen Official visit. Private visit afterwards to Colorado, California, and Washington State. February 21–23, 1978
Prime Minister Anker Jorgensen Attended North Atlantic Alliance Summit conference. May 30–31, 1978
Prime Minister Poul Schlueter Official working visit. December 12–14, 1982
Prime Minister Poul Schlueter Official Visit. September 9–11, 1985
Prime Minister Poul Schlueter Met with President Bush during a private visit to Kennebunkport (Me.). August 28, 1989
Queen Margrethe II State Visit. Private visit to New York City afterward. February 19–22, 1991
Prime Minister Poul Nyrup Rasmussen Accompanied EC President Delors to discuss the Bosnian crisis with President Clinton. May 6–7, 1993
Prime Minister Poul Nyrup Rasmussen Attended NATO’s 50th Anniversary Summit. April 23–25, 1999
Prime Minister Anders Rasmussen Met with President Bush during a private visit. March 25, 2002
Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen Working visit. May 12, 2003
Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen Working visit. May 27–28, 2004
Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen Working visit. May 20, 2005
Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen Working visit. Met with President Bush at Camp David, MD. Later visited San Francisco and Sacramento, California; and Seattle Washington. Departed the U.S. June 13. June 8–11, 2006
Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen Working visit. Met with President Bush in Crawford, TX. February 27–March 1, 2008
Prime Minister Lars Rasmussen Working visit. March 14, 2011
Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt Working visit. February 24, 2012
Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt Attended the NATO Summit Meeting in Chicago, IL. May 20–21, 2012
Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen Attended the Nuclear Security Summit. March 31–April 1, 2016
Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen Attended the U.S.-Nordic Leaders Summit. May 13, 2016