THE LONGEST INAUGURAL ADDRESS

William H. Harrison 
      William Henry Harrison (February 9, 1773 – April 4, 1841)
    

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Drawing depicting Harrison’s Inauguration

It was a cold, wet and windy day on March 4, 1841 when the ninth President of the
United States, William Henry Harrison gave the longest Inaugural Address. It had
mare than 8,000 words and took almost two hours to deliver. Harrison fell ill and
died a month later from pneumonia. 

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