STATE VISIT BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND MRS TRUMP
The President of the United States of America, President Donald J. Trump, accompanied by Mrs Melania Trump, has accepted an invitation from Her Majesty The Queen to pay a State Visit to the United Kingdom from Monday 3rd June to Wednesday 5th June 2019.
President Trump and Mrs Trump previously joined The Queen for tea at Windsor Castle in July 2018. To learn more about this previous visit, read Royal Life issue 38.
The Queen has hosted two previous State Visits from Presidents of the United States of America; President George W. Bush and Mrs Bush made a State Visit to the UK in November 2003; and President Barack Obama and Mrs Obama made a State Visit to the UK in May 2011.
Several other Presidents of the United States of America have visited The Queen during Her Majesty’s reign. President Eisenhower paid a visit to The Queen at Balmoral Castle in 1959; President and Mrs Kennedy dined with The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh at Buckingham Palace in June 1961; President Nixon had lunch with The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh at Buckingham Palace in February 1969; President and Mrs Reagan made an official visit to the UK in June 1982; President George Bush Snr and Mrs Bush had lunch with The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh in June 1989; and President and Mrs Clinton visited The Queen in 1995 and in December 2000.
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh have made four State Visits to the USA, during Her Majesty’s reign; in October 1957 (President Eisenhower); in July 1976 for the US Bicentennial (President Ford); in May 1991 (President Bush); and in May 2007 (President George W Bush).
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