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Visits By Foreign Leaders of Italy

Visitor Description Date
Prime Minister De Gasperi Guest of U.S. Government. Discussed postwar economic assistance. Afterwards visited Chicago, Cleveland, and New York City. Returned to Washington January 14; departed U.S. January 15. January 5–9, 1947
Prime Minister De Gasperi At invitation of the U.S. Government. Met with President Truman after a NATO meeting in Ottawa, Canada. Addressed U.S. Congress September 24. September 24–26, 1951
Prime Minister Scelba Official visit. Also visited New York City. Unofficial visits to Philadelphia, Chicago, and Detroit. Departed U.S. April 7. March 27–30, 1955
President Gronchi State visit. Addressed U.S. Congress February 29. Afterwards visited Norfolk (Virginia), Detroit (Michigan), San Francisco, and New York City. Visited Canada March 3–5. Departed U.S. March 14. February 27–March 2, 1956
Prime Minister Fanfani Informal visit to Washington. July 28–31, 1958
Prime Minister Segni Official visit. Afterwards visited New York City. Departed U.S. October 4. September 30–October 3, 1959
Prime Minister Fanfani Informal visit. Left U.S. June 16, after visiting Baltimore (Maryland), Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), and New York City. June 11–13, 1961
Prime Minister Fanfani Official visit. Afterwards visited Chicago. Departed U.S. January 19. January 15–18, 1963
President Segni Official visit. In U.S. January 13–18, visited Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), Norfolk (Virginia), and New York City. January 14–16, 1964
Prime Minister Moro Official visit. In U.S. April 19–23. Visited New York City. April 19–22, 1965
Prime Minister Aldo Moro Informal visit. Discussed the Middle East crisis with President Johnson. June 22, 1967
President Giuseppe Saragat Official visit. Afterwards visited Los Angeles. Departed U.S. September 21. September 18–20, 1967
Prime Minister Mariano Rumor Attended funeral of former President Eisenhower; met with President Nixon April 1. March 31–April 1, 1969
Prime Minister Emilio Colombo Official visit. Afterwards visited Houston, Boston, and New York City. Departed U.S. February 22. February 17–20, 1971
Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti Official visit. In U.S. April 16–22; visited Williamsburg, New York City, and Hawaii. April 17–18, 1973
President Giovanni Leone State visit. In U.S. September 24–29; visited Williamsburg and New York City. September 25–27, 1974
Prime Minister Aldo Moro Attended Economic Summit Meeting in Dorado Beach, Puerto Rico. June 26–28, 1976
Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti Official visit. In U.S. December 5–8; visited New York City. December 6–7, 1976
President Giulio Giulio Andreotti Official visit. July 25–28, 1977
Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti Attended North Atlantic Alliance Summit conference. May 30–31, 1978
Prime Minister Francesco Cossiga Official visit. January 24–25, 1980
President Alessandro Pertini State visit; visited San Francisco, Chicago, and New York City. Departed U.S. April 1. March 24–27, 1982
Prime Minister Giovanni Spadolini Official working visit. Private visit afterwards to New York City, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. November 2–4, 1982
Prime Minister Amintore Fanfani Official working visit. May 25–28, 1983
Prime Minister Amintore Fanfani Attended Economic Summit Meeting, Williamsburg (Va.). May 28–31, 1983
Prime Minister Bettino Craxi Official working visit. Private visit to New York City afterward. October 19–21, 1983
Prime Minister Bettino Craxi Official Working Visit. Addressed Joint Meeting of U.S. Congress March 6. Private visit to Boston afterward. March 4–7, 1985
Prime Minister Bettino Craxi Met with President Reagan in New York City. October 24, 1985
Prime Minister Amintore Fanfani Private Visit. Met with President Reagan May 27. Discussions of forthcoming Economic Summit. May 26–27, 1987
Prime Minister Giovanni Giuseppe Goria Official Working Visit. Private visit to New York City afterwards. December 15–18, 1987
Prime Minister Luigi Ciriaco De Mita Official Working Visit. Private Visit to Bar Harbor (Me.) afterward. June 13–16, 1988
Prime Minister Luigi Ciriaco De Mita Met with President Reagan during a private visit. Previously visited Los Angeles. December 14–16, 1988
President Francesco Cossiga State visit; visited New York City and New Haven. Departed U.S. October 17. October 10–15, 1989
Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti Official visit. Addressed Joint Meeting of Congress March 7. Private visit to New York City afterwards. March 5–8, 1990
President Giulio Andreotti Attended Economic Summit Meeting in Houston, Texas. July 8–11, 1990
Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti Met with President Bush at the U.N. General Assembly. October 1, 1990
Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti Official working visit. November 13, 1990
President Francesco Cossiga and Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti May 7, 1991
President Francesco Cossiga Met with President Bush during a private visit. April 7, 1992
Prime Minister Carlo Azeglio Ciampi Met with President Clinton during a private visit. September 16–17, 1993
Prime Minister Lamberto Dini Met with President Clinton en route to a G-7 conference in Canada. February 2–3, 1995
President Oscar Luigi Scalfaro State Visit. Afterwards addressed the UN General Assembly. April 1–3, 1996
Prime Minister Romano Prodi Attended U.S.-European Union Summit Meeting. June 12, 1996
Prime Minister Romano Prodi Attended the Economic Summit Meeting in Denver, Colorado. June 20–22, 1997
Prime Minister Romano Prodi Official visit. May 5–7, 1998
Prime Minister Romano Prodi Attended a forum on “Strengthening Democracy in the Global Economy” at New York University. September 22, 1998
Prime Minister Massimo D’Alema Official working visit; arrived in Boston March 3. March 4–5, 1999
Prime Minister Massimo d’Alema Attended NATO’s 50th Anniversary Summit. April 23–25, 1999
Prime Minister Romano Prodi Met with President Clinton as President of the European Commission. October 27, 1999
Prime Minister Guiliano Amato Official working visit. September 19–20, 2000
Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi Working visit. October 14–15, 2001
Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi Met with President Bush at Camp David, Maryland. September 14, 2002
Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi Met with President Bush during a private visit. January 30, 2003
Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi Official select visit at Crawford, TX. July 20–21, 2003
President Carlo Ciampi Working visit. November 12–16, 2003
Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi Working visit. May 18–19, 2004
Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi Attended G-8 Economic Summit at Sea Island, Georgia. Attended the funeral of Former President Reagan. June 8–10, 2004
Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi Working visit. December 15, 2004
Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi Working visit. October 31, 2005
Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi Working visit. Addressed a joint session of Congress March 1. February 28–March 1, 2006
President Giorgio Napolitano Working visit. December 10–12, 2007
Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi Official visit. October 12–13, 2008
Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi Attended the G-20 Economic Summit Meeting. November 14–15, 2008
Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi Working Visit. June 15, 2009
Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi Attended the G-20 Economic Summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. September 24–25, 2009
Prime Ministere Silvio Berlusconi Attended the Nuclear Security Summit. April 12–13, 2010
President Giorgio Napolitano Working visit. May 25, 2010
Prime Minister Mario Monti Working visit. February 9, 2012
Prime Minister Mario Monti Attended the G-8 Economic Summit at Camp David, MD. May 18–19, 2012
Prime Minister Mario Monti Attended the NATO Summit Meeting in Chicago, IL. May 20–21, 2012
Prime Minister Enrico Letta Working visit. October 16–17, 2013
Prime Minister Matteo Renzi Official Working Visit. April 17, 2015
President Sergio Matterella Official Working Visit. February 8, 2016
Prime Minister Matteo Renzi Attended the Nuclear Security Summit. March 31–April 1, 2016
Prime Minister Matteo Renzi State Dinner. October 18, 2016
Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni Official Working Visit. April 20, 2017