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Visits By Foreign Leaders of Iran

Visitor Description Date
Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi Good will visit. Afterwards visited New York City, Princeton (New Jersey), West Point (New York), Detroit (Michigan), Fort Knox (Kentucky), the Grand Canyon (Arizona), Las Vegas (Nevada), Phoenix (Arizona), San Diego, Los Angeles, and Sun Valley (Idaho). Departed U.S. December 13. November 16–20, 1949
Prime Minister Mossadeq Discussed the Anglo-Iranian oil dispute after appearing at the UN Arrived in U.S. October 8. October 23–November 18, 1951
Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi Unofficial visit. Afterwards visited San Francisco, Sun Valley (Idaho), and New York City. Departed U.S. February 11, 1955. December 13–15, 1954
Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi 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 Eghbal Attended CENTO Ministerial Meeting. October 7–9, 1959
Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi State visit at Washington and Onslow Beach (North Carolina). In U.S. April 10-18, visiting Cape Canaveral (Florida), Fort Bragg (North Carolina), and New York City. April 11–14, 1962
Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi Private visit. In U.S. June 4-14; visited New York City and Los Angeles. June 5, 1964
Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi Official visit. Arrived in New York City August 21. August 22–24, 1967
Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi Private visit. In U.S. June 10-16; visited New York City, St. Louis, Cambridge (Mass.), and Chicago. June 12, 1968
Prime Minister Amir Abbas Hoveyda Official visit. In U.S. December 3-16; visited New York City, Cape Kennedy, Palm Beach, Los Angeles, and Honolulu. December 5–6, 1968
Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi Attended funeral of former President Eisenhower; met with President Nixon April 1. March 31–April 1, 1969
Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi Official visit. In U.S. October 17; visited Williamsburg and New York City. October 21–23, 1969
Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi State visit. In U.S. July 23-27; visited Williamsburg. July 24–26, 1973
Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi State visit. In U.S. May 15; visited Williamsburg. May 15–18, 1975
Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi State visit. In U.S. November 14; visited Williamsburg. November 15–16, 1977