Presidential Visits to Spain

Research Unit

The Research Unit provides in this webpage information about Presidential visits to Spain.

July 9-10, 2016
Barack Obama
Madrid, Rota
Met with King Felipe II and Prime Minister Rajoy

June 11-12, 2001
George W. Bush
Madrid
Met with King Juan Carlos I and President Aznar

July 4-10, 1997
William J. Clinton
Palma de Majorca, Madrid, Granada
Vacationed with King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sophia and attended a NATO Summit Meeting in Madrid

December 2-3, 1995
William J. Clinton
Madrid
Attended European Union Summit Meeting

October 29-30, 1991
George Bush
Madrid
Met with Prime Minister Gonzalez, Soviet President Gorbachev and attended the opening session of the Middle East Peace Conference

May 6-8, 1985
Ronald Reagan
Madrid
State visit; met with King Juan Carlos I and President Gonzalez

June 25-26, 1980
Jimmy Carter
Madrid
Official visit; met with King Juan Carlos I and Prime Minister Suarez

May 31 June 1, 1975
Gerald R. Ford
Madrid
Met with Generalissimo Franco. Received keys to city from Mayor of Madrid

October 2-3, 1970
Richard M. Nixon
Madrid
State visit; met with Generalissimo Franco

December 21-22, 1959
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Madrid
Met with Generalissimo Franco