The world leaders and politicians from various countries visit other countries to built relationship. India is a very good friend of almost every nation in the world and thus it is very much interesting as well as head turner for our haters when a leader from any other country get to visit India. Apart from the politics behind each visit, there are several other gestures that lies behind each visit. Thus most of the leaders bring their spouses along with them, because it might be a one time offer they could get in their life. Especially, to a country with the Taj Mahal, the epitome of love is situated, it will be special for the leaders to stay for a while with their partners.

Here, we have sorted out the photographs of leaders from various countries who got a chance to visit the Taj and posed for a photograph in front of the marble bench in front of this historical monument which has been affectionately called after Princess Diana as “Lady Di’s Chair.”. Ironically, it was costly miss for one of the beloved rulers in the world Barack Obama, who couldn’t make to visit Taj, during his eight year tenure a the president of the United States. (Image courtesy:Reuters)

Princess Diana posing alone for photographers in front of Taj mahal in Agra even though she was accompanied by her husband Prince Charles during their indian trip in February, 1992

Princess Diana’s son, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and his wife Catherine aka Kate, Duchess of Cambridge recreating the iconic picture of Diana’s photograph sitting on Lady Di’s chair during their Indian trip in April, 2016

 

 

Belgium’s Queen Paola poses in front of the historic Taj Mahal in the northern Indian city of Agra November 3, 2008. Belgium’s King Albert II and Queen Paola were on an eight-day official state visit to India.

Bulgarian Prime Minister Sergei Stanishev poses in front of the historic Taj Mahal in the northern Indian city of Agra September 15, 2007. Stanishev was on a week-long state visit to India.

Chilean Foreign Minister Maria Soledad Alvear poses for photographers on a visit to the Taj Mahal in the northern Indian city of Agra April 26, 2003.

Chilean President Ricardo Lagos (L) poses with his wife Luisa Duran de Lagos (R) in front of the Taj Mahal in the tourist city of Agra in northern India January 22, 2005.

China’s President Hu Jintao (R) and his wife Liu Yongqing pose in front of the historic Taj Mahal in the northern Indian city of Agra November 22, 2006.

Chinese Defence Minister General Cao Gangchuan poses for photographers in front of the historic Taj Mahal in the northern Indian city of Agra March 30, 2004.

Chinese Premier Zhu Rongji and his wife Lao An pose for photographers
inside the Taj Mahal complex in the northern Indian city of Agra,
January 13, 2002.

Chinese President Jiang Zemin poses in front of the Taj Mahal in the north Indian tourist city of Agra November 30, 1996.

France’s President Nicolas Sarkozy walks outside the Taj Mahal after a visit on the second day of Sarkozy’s visit in India January 26, 2008. India hosted French President Nicolas Sarkozy at Republic Day on Saturday with a parade showcasing its military might amid tight security across the country, especially in the restive northeast and Kashmir.

French Prime Minister Jean-Pierre Raffarin (R) and his wife Anne-Marie pose for photographers in front of the historic Taj Mahal in the northern Indian city of Agra February 8, 2003.

Iceland President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson and his fiance Dorrit Moussaieff pose for photographs in front of the Taj Mahal while touring the city of Agra October 31, 2000.

Italian President Carlo Azeglio Ciampi (R) poses with his wife Franca in front of the historic Taj Mahal in the tourist city of Agra in northern India February 16, 2005.

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori in front of Taj Mahal in the northern Indian city of Agra on August 24, 2000.

Li Peng, China’s parliament chief stands with his wife Zhu Lin in front of the historic Taj Mahal in the Northern Indian city of Agra January 14, 2001.

Morocco’s Prime Minister Driss Jettou poses in front of the Taj Mahal in the tourist city of Agra in northern India December 8, 2004.

Myanmar’s military ruler, Senior General Than Shwe, walks as he leaves the Taj Mahal in the northern Indian city of Agra October 26, 2004.

New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clarke sits in front of the Taj Mahal, one of the world’s most famous monuments, in the northern Indian city of Agra October 17, 2004.

Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf and his wife Begum Sehba pose for photographers in front of the historic Taj Mahal in Agra July 15, 2001.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas poses for a picture in front of the historic Taj Mahal in the northern Indian city of Agra October 8, 2008.

Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori (L) and his son Kenji pose in front of the Taj Mahal in the north Indian tourist city of Agra May 27.

Poland’s Prime Minister Donald Tusk (R) and his wife Malgorzata pose for a picture in front of the Taj Mahal in the northern Indian city of Agra September 8, 2010.

Polish Prime Minister Leszek Miller kisses his wife in front of the Taj
Mahal in Agra February 15, 2003.

President of Brazil Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and his wife Marisa Leticia pose for photographers in front of the historic Taj Mahal in the northern Indian city of Agra January 28, 2004.

Prime Minister of Norway Jens Stoltenberg stands with his wife Ingrid Schulerud in front of the historic Taj Mahal in the northern Indian city of Agra, April 22, 2001.

Romanian President Ion Iliescu poses in front of the Taj Mahal in Agra, February 1, 2004.

Romanian President Traian Basescu (R) and his wife Maria Basescu pose for a picture at the Taj Mahal in the northern Indian city of Agra October 24, 2006.

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his wife Lyudmila sit in front of the Taj Mahal while touring city of Agra October 4, 2000.

Slovak President Ivan Gasparovic (R) poses with his wife in front of the Taj Mahal in the northern Indian city of Agra December 12, 2004.

Sweden’s Crown Princess Victoria poses in front of the historic Taj Mahal in the northern Indian city of Agra October 19, 2008.

Turkish Prime Minister Bulent Ecevit and his wife Rahsan pose in front of the Taj Mahal outside Agra in India April 2, 2002

U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates (L) and his wife Becky pose for a picture in front of historic Taj Mahal in the northern Indian city of Agra January 20, 2010.

U.S. President Bill Clinton and daughter, Chelsea, visit the Taj Mahal while touring Agra, March 22.

US First Lady Hillary Clinton and daughter Chelsea looks at each other in front of Taj Mahal during their visit to Agra in India March 30.

 

 

 

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