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President William Henry Harrison delivered history's longest inaugural address, a nearly two-hour, 8,445-word speech in the face of an icy wind, without hat or overcoat. Harrison died of pneumonia less than two months later.

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No one timed Washington's first inaugural address, but knowing how much Washington disliked speaking of Politics and Government, it seems likely that his address was short . . . 5 or 10 minutes, probably.

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His first inauguration speech was 1432 words and took place at Federal Hall in New York City, where the first Congress was assembled.

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His inaugural address lasted 1 hour and 40 minutes. It was the longest such speech ever.

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President Obama's inauguration speech was 18 minutes and 20 seconds long.

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It contained 8445 words and took about 2 hours to give.

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The speech contained 3,319 words. You can read it at the related link below.

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