List of state visits made by King Olav V of Norway

List of state visits made by King Olav V of Norway

Below is a complete list of state visits made by His Majesty King Olav V of Norway during his reign from 1957 to 1991. A state visit is a formal visit by one head of state to another country, at the invitation of the other country's head of state. State visits are the highest form of diplomatic contact between two states, and are marked by major ceremonial and diplomatic formality. As such this list might give an indication to the foreign relations of Norway during this period.

1950s

* 11-13 September 1958: Kingdom of Denmark, visiting H.M. King Frederick IX and H.M. Queen Ingrid
* 23-25 April 1959: Kingdom of Sweden, visiting H.M. King Gustav VI Adolf and H.M. Queen Louise

1960s

* 31 May -2 June 1961: Republic of Iceland, visiting H.E. President Ásgeir Ásgeirsson
* 5-7 July 1961: Republic of Finland, visiting H.E. President Urho Kekkonen
* 26-28 September 1962: Republic of France, visiting H.E. President Charles de Gaulle
* 16-18 October 1962: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, visiting H.M. Queen Elizabeth II and H.R.H. Prince Philip. This state visit was made to Scotland in order to express gratitude for the Scottish people's help during World War II. [ [http://www.aftenposten.no/fakta/olav/article451288.ece Afteposten article on the relationship between King Olav and the UK] (Norwegian)]
* 9-11 September 1964: Kingdom of the Netherlands, visiting H.M. Queen Juliana and H.R.H. Prince Bernhard
* 14-15 September 1964: Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, visiting H.R.H. Grand Duchess Charlotte and H.R.H. Prince Felix
* 21-23 September 1964: Kingdom of Belgium, visiting H.M. King Baudouin I and H.M. Queen Fabiola
* 7-14 January 1965: Empire of Iran, visiting H.I.M. Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and H.I.M. Empress Farah Pahlavi
* 15-23 January 1965: Kingdom of Thailand, visiting H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej and H.M. Queen Sirikit
* 10-17 January 1966: Empire of Ethiopia, visiting H.I.M. Emperor Haile Selassie I
* 5-9 September 1966: Federal People's Republic of Yugoslavia, visiting H.E. President Josip Broz Tito
* 12-16 September 1966: Republic of Austria, visiting H.E. President Franz Jonas
* 26-28 April 1967: Italian Republic, visiting H.E. President Giuseppe Saragat
* 6-12 September 1967: Federative Republic of Brazil, visiting H.E. President Artur da Costa e Silva
* 13-16 September 1967: Republic of Chile, visiting H.E. President Eduardo Frei Montalva
* 18-21 September 1967: Argentine Republic, visiting H.E. President Juan Carlos Onganía
* 1-3 April 1968: Swiss Confederation, visiting H.E. President Willy Spühler
* 24 April - 1 May 1968: United States of America, visiting H.E. President Lyndon B. Johnson
* 5-11 May 1969: Tunisian Republic, visiting H.E. President Habib Bourguiba

1970s

*4-8 June 1973: Federal Republic of Germany, visiting H.E. President Gustav Heinemann
*4-6 June 1974: Republic of Iceland, visiting H.E. President Kristján Eldjárn
*11-13 September 1974: Kingdom of Denmark, visiting H.M. Queen Margrethe II and H.R.H. Prince Henrik
*4-30 October 1975: United States of America, visiting H.E. President Gerald Ford
*25-27 November 1975: Kingdom of Sweden, visiting H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf and H.M. Queen Silvia
*21-24 February 1978: Portuguese Republic, visiting H.E. President António dos Santos Ramalho Eanes

1980s

*7-10 October 1980: Republic of Finland, visiting H.E. President Urho Kekkonen
*13-15 September 1982: Republic of Austria, visiting H.E. President Rudolf Kirchschläger
*17-24 October 1983: Japan, visiting H.I.M. Emperor Hirohito and H.I.M. Empress Kōjun
*29-31 March 1984: Kingdom of Spain, visiting H.M. King Juan Carlos and H.M. Queen Sofia
*23 November 1987: Canada, visiting H. E. The Right Honourable Governor General Jeanne Sauvé
*12-15 April 1988: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, visiting H.M. Queen Elizabeth II and H.R.H. Prince Philip

tate visits hosted by King Olav

*1960
**11-13 February: Denmark
**16-18 March: Sweden
**19-21 September: Thailand
*1961
**8-10 March: Finland
**18-20 May: Iran
*1963
**17-19 June: Tunisia
**6-8 September: Tanganyika
*1964
**1-3 June: Austria
*1965
**10-12 May: Yugoslavia
**14-16 June: Belgium
**22-24 June: Italy

*1970
**9-11 September: West Germany
*1971
**3-5 May: Iceland
*1973
**12-14 February: Denmark
*1974
**8-10 October: Sweden
*1976
**28-30 April: Tanzania
*1978
**17-20 April: Austria

*1980
**3-5 June: Portugal
**13-15 November: Romania
*1981
**5-8 May: Great Britain
**26-27 May: Canada
**21-23 October: Iceland
*1982
**14-16 April: Spain
*1983
**8-9 March: Finland
*1984
**14-15 May: France
*1985
**14-15 February: Zambia
**10-11 June: Japan
*1986
**13-15 May: Netherlands
**24-26 September: West Germany

*1990
**2-4 May: Luxembourg

ee also

*List of state visits made by King Haakon VII of Norway
*List of state visits made by King Harald V of Norway

ources

* [http://www.kongehuset.no/c27058/artikkel/vis.html?tid=27610 Royal House list of state visits]


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