OBAMA: 26 COUNTRIES VISITED (2009–11)
June 4, 2009: Gives his “New Beginning” speech in Cairo. During the address, Obama speaks of the common cause shared by Americans and Muslims throughout the region, encour-aging a joint approach against extremist violence.
G.W. BUSH: 74 COUNTRIES VISITED (2001–09)
Nov. 3, 2005: Flies to Mar del Plata, Argentina, to attend the fourth Summit of the Americas. Everyone from soccer star Diego Maradona to thousands of grandmothers protests against Bush’s presence at the gathering of leaders from North and South America.
CARTER: 25 COUNTRIES VISITED (1977–81)
April 1, 1978: Greets Lt. Gen. Olusegun Obasanjo in Lagos, Nigeria.
REAGAN: 26 COUNTRIES VISITED (1981–89)
June 11, 1987: Visits West Berlin and gives a famous instruction to Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev: “Tear down this wall!”
G.H.W. BUSH: 37 COUNTRIES VISITED (1989–93)
July 29, 1991: Visits Moscow, where he signs a treaty to reduce the number of long-range nuclear weapons held by the superpowers.
CLINTON: 75 COUNTRIES VISITED (1993–2001)
Oct. 26, 1994: Attends the signing of the Israel–Jordan peace agreement in Amman.
MOST-VISITED COUNTRIES BY U.S. PRESIDENTS
Vatican City: 19
Research by Rob Verger, Monica Burton, and Teck Lim