- Franklin D. Roosevelt issued more executive orders than any other president - 3,728. He is also the only president to average more than 300 per year.
- William Henry Harrison is the only president to have never issued an executive order.
- John Adams, Madison, and Monroe issued the fewest executive orders while serving at least one full term - one.
- Ulysses S. Grant was the first president to issue more than 100 executive orders.
- Theodore Roosevelt was the first president to issue more than 1,000 executive orders.
- + incumbent numbers updated 25 Jan 2021
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