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Visits By Foreign Leaders of Spain

Visitor Description Date
King Juan Carlos I State visit; addressed joint session of U.S. Congress June 2. Afterwards visited New York City. June 1–4, 1976
Prime Minister Adolfo Suarez Working visit. April 28–29, 1977
Prime Minister Adolfo Suarez Private visit. January 14, 1980
King Juan Carlos I Private visit. February 15, 1980
King Juan Carlos I State visit; visited New York City. October 12–16, 1981
President Felipe Gonzalez Official working visit. Private visit to New York City afterward. June 20–22, 1983
Prime Minister Felipe Gonzalez Private Visit. Met with President Reagan September 27. September 26–27, 1985
King Juan Carlos I Met with President Reagan in New York City. September 22, 1986
King Juan Carlos I Met with President Reagan during a private visit. September 25, 1987
Prime Minister Felipe Gonzalez Official working visit to Washington. October 18–20, 1989
Prime Minister Felipe Gonzalez Met with President Bush at the U.N. General Assembly. September 30, 1990
King Juan Carlos I Opened the "Circa 1492" art exhibit at the National Gallery of Art. Addressed the Organization of American States. October 8–10, 1991
Prime Minister Felipe Gonzalez Official working visit. April 1–3, 1992
King Juan Carlos I Met with President Clinton. Later received the Gold Medal of the American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia. April 29, 1993
Prime Minister Felipe Gonzalez Met with President Clinton during a private visit. December 5–7, 1993
President Jose Maria Aznar Working visit. April 12–13, 1999
President Jose Aznar Attended NATO’s 50th Anniversary Summit. April 23–25, 1999
King Juan Carlos I State Visit. February 22–24, 2000
King Juan Carlos I Met with President Bush during a private visit. Also received International Democracy Medal. Arrived in US March 22. Afterwards visited Dallas, TX, St. Augustine and Miami, FL. March 27–29, 2001
President Jose Maria Aznar Working visit. November 27–30, 2001
President Jose Maria Aznar Working visit. Attended U.S.-EU Summit meeting. Also visited Camp David, MD. May 1–4, 2002
President Jose Maria Aznar Working visit. December 17–18, 2002
President Jose Maria Aznar Official select visit in Crawford, Texas. February 21–22, 2003
Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar Working visit. May 7–8, 2003
Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar Met with President Bush at the UN General Assembly in New York City. September 23, 2003
President Jose Maria Aznar Working visit. January 12–14, 2004
President Jose Maria Aznar Addressed a joint session of Congress. February 4, 2004
King Juan Carlos I Official select visit. Met with President Bush in Crawford, Texas. November 24, 2004
Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero Attended the G-20 Economic Summit Meeting. November 14–15, 2008
President Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero Attended the G-20 Economic Summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. September 24–25, 2009
President Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero Working Visit. October 13, 2009
King Juan Carlos I Working visit. February 17, 2010
Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero Attended the Nuclear Security Summit. April 12–13, 2010
President Mariano Rajoy Attended the NATO Summit Meeting in Chicago, IL. May 20–21, 2012