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Visits By Foreign Leaders of Norway

Visitor Description Date
Prime Minister Gerhardsen In the U.S. May 15-29, visiting New York City and ethnic communities in the Midwest and Far West. May 25–28, 1951
Prime Minister Torp In U.S. September 10-30. Also visited New York City, Detroit (Michigan), Duluth and Minneapolis (Minnesota), Chicago, and Madison (Wisconsin). September 22–26, 1952
Prime Minister Torp 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 Gerhardsen Unofficial visit; attended Minnesota Statehood Centennial in Minneapolis and St. Paul. May 8–14, 1958
Prime Minister Gerhardsen Presidential guest. In U.S. May 8-18, visiting Cape Canaveral and St. Augustine (Florida), and New York City. May 9–11, 1962
King Olav V State visit. In U.S. April 24-May 10; visited Williamsburg, Norfolk, Cape Kennedy, New Orleans, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Minneapolis, Duluth, Madison, Chicago, and New York City. Private visit after May 2. April 25–27, 1968
Prime Minister Per Borten Attended White House dinner on 25th Anniversary of the U.N. October 24, 1970
King Olav V Private visit. September 21, 1971
King Olav V Private visit. October 10, 1975
Prime Minister Odvar Nordli Attended North Atlantic Alliance Summit conference. May 30–31, 1978
Prime Minister Odvar Nordli Private visit. Met with President Carter June 12. June 10–13, 1979
Prime Minister Odvar Nordli Private visit. Met with President Carter December 7. December 6–7, 1979
King Olav V Private visit. Addressed U.N. General Assembly. Met with President Reagan October 18. October 17–19, 1982
Prime Minister Kaare I. Willoch Official working visit. February 16–18, 1983
Prime Minister Kaare I. Willoch Private visit. Met with President Reagan at U.N. General Assembly reception in New York City. September 23, 1984
King Olav V Met with President Reagan during a private visit. November 30, 1987
Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland Met with President Bush May 3 during a private visit. May 2–5, 1989
King Olav V Met with President Bush during a private visit. May 8, 1989
Prime Minister Jan P. Syse Private visit. February 23, 1990
Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland Met with President Bush while attending the U.N. General Assembly in New York City. September 24, 1991
Prime Minister Gro Harlem Bruntland Met with President Bush during a private visit. June 5, 1992
Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland Met with President Clinton during a private visit. May 16–19, 1994
King Harald V Met with President Clinton during a private visit. October 12–17, 1995
King Harald V Met with President Clinton during a private visit. October 30–31, 1995
Prime Minister Kjell Bondevik Attended NATO’s 50th Anniversary Summit. April 23–25, 1999
Prime Minister Kjell Bondevik Working visit. October 14–15, 1999
King Harald V Met with President Clinton during a private visit; dedicated an exhibit about the Vikings at the Smithsonian Institution. April 26–28, 2000
Prime Minister Kjell Bondevik Met with President Bush December 5 during a private visit. December 3–5, 2001
Prime Minister Kjell Bondevik Working visit. May 16, 2003
King Harald V Working visit. March 6–7, 2005
Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg Attended the Nuclear Security Summit. April 12–13, 2010
Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg Working visit. October 20, 2011
Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg Attended the NATO Summit Meeting in Chicago, IL. May 20–21, 2012
Prime Minister Erna Solberg Attended the Nuclear Security Summit. March 31–April 1, 2016
Prime Minister Erna Solberg Attended the U.S.- Nordic Leaders Summit. May 13, 2016