State visits 1980-1989

Their Majesties The King and The Queen


Incoming State visits to Sweden

Outgoing State visits



14-18 April Japan
His Imperial Majesty Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan
22-25 MayUnited Mexican States
President and Mrs. José López-Portillo
16-19 June French Republic
President and Mrs. Varéry Giscard d'Estaing
6-9 NovemberRomania
President and Mrs. Nicolae Ceausescu


9-14 February United Republic of Tanzania
President Julius Nyerere
20-24 February The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
His Majesty King Khalid bin Abdul Aziz
18-20 MayCanada
Governor General and Mrs. Edward Schreyer
14-23 September People's Republic of China
The Government of China
26-29 OctoberRepublic of Iceland
President Vigdis Finnbagadottir


17-23 January United Mexican States
President and Mrs. José López-Portillo
26 March-6 April The Commonwealth of Australia
Governor General Sir Zelman Cowen (only His Majesty The King attended)
27-29 AprilRepublic of Finland
President and Mrs. Mauno Koivisto


22-25 March Kingdom of Spain
Their Majesties King Juan Carlos and Oueen Sophia
25-28 MayUnited Kingdom
Her Majesty Oueen Elisabeth II and His Royal Highness Prince Philip
22-25 August Republic of Finland
President and Mrs. Mauno Koivisto
21-23 September Grand Duchy of Luxemburg
Their Royal Highnesses Grand Duke Jean and Grand Duchess Joséphine-Charlotte


2-7 April Federative Republic of Brazil
President and Mrs. Joao Baptista de Oliveira Figueiredo
16-18 MayFrench Republic
President and Mrs. Francois Mitterand


12-14 FebruaryRepublic of Zambia
President Dr. Kenneth Kaunda
22-24 AprilSwiss Confederation
The Federal Council
4-6 JuneJapan (official visit)
Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Akihito and Crown Princess Michiko
3-6 SeptemberThe Kingdom of Denmark
Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II and His Royal Highness Prince Henrik


22-24 AprilPeople's Democratic Republic of Algeria
President and Mrs. Chadli Bendjedid
29 September-5 OctoberPortuguese Republic
President and Mrs. Mário Soares
1-6 NovemberArab Republic of Egypt
President and Mrs. Hosni Mubarak


21-23 MayKingdom of the Netherlands
Her Majesty Queen Beatrix and His Royal Highness Prince Claus
23-26 June Republic of Iceland
President Vigdis Finnbagadottir


14-19 March Canada
Governor General Jeanne Sauvé
31 May-3 JuneFederal Republic of Germany
President and Baroness Rickard von Weizsäcker


13-16 February New Zealand
Governor General and Mrs. Reeves
18-21 September Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Their Majesties King Hussein and Queen Noor