What president gave the longest recorded inauguration speech?

On March 4, 1841, President William Henry Harrison gave the longest address, at about 8,500 words.

Harrison delivered the 100-minute speech outdoors without an overcoat in bitterly cold weather.

He caught pneumonia and died on April 4, 1841, one month after taking office.

What president gave the shortest inaugural address?

At his second inaugural in March 1793, George Washington gave the shortest inaugural address of 135 words.

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