List of Indian Republic Day Chief Guests Since Year 1950 to 2018


Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the leaders of all 10 ASEAN countries to take part in the 2018 Republic Day celebrations as chief guests.


The 2018 Republic Day celebration is likely to see the participation of the heads of state of all 10 ASEAN nations - Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam.

Then US President Barack Obama was the chief guest in 2015, followed by then French President Fracois Hollande in 2016. UAE Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan was the chief guest at the parade in 2017.

Year – Guest Name (Country)
2018 – Benjamin Netanyahu (Prime Minister, Israel) and ASEAN Countries Leaders
2017 – Sheikh Mohammed bin Nahyan Al Zayed (Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi)
2016 – Francois Hollande (President, French)
2015 – Barack Obama (President, United States of America)
2014 – Shinzo Abe (Prime Minister, Japan)
2013 – King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck (King of Bhutan, Bhutan)
2012 – Yingluck Shinawatra (Prime Minister, Thailand)
2011 – Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (President, Indonesia)
2010 – Lee Myung Bak (President, Republic of Korea)
2009 – Nursultan Nazarbayev (President, Kazakhstan)
2008 – Nicolas Sarkozy (President, France)
2007 – Vladimir Putin (President, Russia)

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2006 – King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud (King, Saudi Arabia)
2005 – King Jigme Singye Wangchuck (King, Bhutan)
2004 – Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (President, Brazil)
2003 – Mohammed Khatami (President, Iran)
2002 – Cassam Uteem (President, Mauritius)
2001 – Abdelaziz Bouteflika (President, Algeria)
2000 – Olusegun Obasanjo (President, Nigeria)
1999 – King Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev (King, Nepal)
1998 – Jacques Chirac (President, France)
1997 – Basdeo Panday (Prime Minister, Trinidad and Tobago)
1996 – Dr. Fernando Henrique Cardoso (President, Brazil)
1995 – Nelson Mandela (President, South Africa)
1994 – Goh Chok Tong (Prime Minister, Singapore)
1993 – John Major (Prime Minister, United Kingdom)
1992 – Mário Soares (President, Portugal)
1991 – Maumoon Abdul Gayoom (President, Maldives)
1990 – Anerood Jugnauth (Prime Minister, Mauritius)
1989 – Nguyen Van Linh (General Secretary, Vietnam)
1988 – Junius Jayewardene (President, Sri Lanka)
1987 – Alan García (President, Peru)
1986 – Andreas Papandreou (Prime Minister, Greece)
1985 – Raúl Alfonsín (President, Argentina)
1984 – King Jigme Singye Wangchuck (King, Bhutan)
1983 – Shehu Shagari (President, Nigeria)
1982 – King Juan Carlos I (King, Spain)
1981 – José López Portillo (President, Mexico)
1980 – Valéry Giscard d'Estaing (President, France)
1979 – Malcolm Fraser (Prime Minister, Australia)
1978 – Patrick Hillery (President, Ireland)
1977 – Edward Gierek (First Secretary, Poland)
1976 – Jacques Chirac (Prime Minister,France)
1975 – Kenneth Kaunda (President, Zambia)
1974 – Josip Broz Tito (President, SFR Yugoslavia); Sirimavo Ratwatte Dias Bandaranaike (Prime Minister, Sri Lanka)
1973 – Mobutu Sese Seko (President, Zaire)
1972 – Seewoosagur Ramgoolam (Prime Minister, Mauritius)
1971 – Julius Nyerere (President, Tanzania)
1970 – (No guests)
1969 – Todor Zhivkov (Prime Minister, Bulgaria)
1968 – Alexei Kosygin (Prime Minister, USSR); Josip Broz Tito (President, SFR Yugoslavia)
1966 and 1967 – (No guests)
1965 – Rana Abdul Hamid (Food and Agriculture Minister, Pakistan)
1964 – (No guests)
1963 – King Norodom Sihanouk (King, Cambodia)
1962 – (No guests)
1961 – Queen Elizabeth II (Queen, United Kingdom)
1960 – Kliment Voroshilov (President, USSR)
1956 to 1959 – (No guests)
1955 – Malik Ghulam Muhammad (Governor General, Pakistan)
1954 – King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck (King, Bhutan)
1951 to 1953 – (No guests)
1950 – Sukarno (President, Indonesia)

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