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Tuesday, 24th June 2003
On Tuesday 24th June Russian President Vladimir Putin visited Westminster Abbey on the first day of his four-day state visit to Britain.
Thursday, 20th November 2003
The Dean of Westminster, The Very Reverend Dr Wesley Carr welcomed President Bush and Mrs George W Bush to Westminster Abbey today and invited him to lay a wreath on the Grave of the Unknown Warrior.
Friday, 17th September 2010
His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI and His Grace The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Revd and Rt Hon Dr Rowan Williams, attended a Service of Evening Prayer at Westminster Abbey on Friday 17th September 2010.
Tuesday, 24th May 2011
The President of the United States of America, Mr Barack Obama, laid a wreath at the Grave of the Unknown Warrior at Westminster Abbey on Tuesday 24 May 2011, the first day of his State Visit to Her Majesty The Queen.
Tuesday, 3rd March 2015
His Excellency Señor Enrique Peña Nieto, President of the United Mexican States, accompanied by Señora Angélica Rivera de Peña, visited Westminster Abbey on Tuesday 3rd March 2015 during a State Visit to the United Kingdom as the guests of Her Majesty The Queen.
Friday, 29th May 2015
The President of the Italian Republic, His Excellency Sergio Mattarella, visited Westminster Abbey today and laid a wreath at the Grave of the Unknown Warrior.
Wednesday, 25th May 2016
The President of the Republic of Hungary, HE János Áder, accompanied by Mrs Anita Herczeg, First Lady, visited Westminster Abbey on Tuesday 24th May and laid a wreath at the Grave of the Unknown Warrior.
Tuesday, 19th July 2016
The President of the Republic of Latvia, His Excellency Raimonds Vējonis, visited Westminster Abbey today, Tuesday 19th July 2016, and laid a wreath at the Grave of the Unknown Warrior.
Tuesday, 1st November 2016
His Excellency Mr Juan Manuel Santos, President of the Republic of Colombia and the recipient of the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize, visited Westminster Abbey on Tuesday 1st November 2016, during a State Visit to the United Kingdom.
Tuesday, 23rd October 2018
The King and Queen of the Netherlands visited Westminster Abbey on 23rd October as part of Their Majesties’ State Visit to Her Majesty The Queen.
Monday, 3rd June 2019
President Donald J. Trump visited Westminster Abbey on Monday 3rd June on the first day of his State Visit to Her Majesty The Queen.