By Olivia B. Waxman
July 12, 2018

With President Donald Trump’s visit to the United Kingdom kicking off on July 12, his supporters across the pond are gearing up to welcome him — as are his opponents, who are planning a protest in central London that includes the display of a blimp dubbed “Trump Baby.” More than a million had signed a petition to stop a visit planned for 2017, and 200,000 have said they plan to protest in the streets of London on Friday.

That dubious honor means that Trump will become part of a long history of world leaders whose visits to the U.K. have raised eyebrows. Britain’s longest-serving monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, has entertained many of them, and is expected to meet President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump at Windsor Castle.

Here are five other examples of heads of state whose visit to the U.K. have sparked controversy during the visit — or come back to haunt the Brits years later:

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