Prophets (Mormon)

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Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) believe that there are modern day prophets. Mormons sustain the President of the Church as prophet, seer, and revelator.[1]

There have been seventeen prophets of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The first prophet was Joseph Smith. The current prophet is Russell M. Nelson.

The list of Mormon prophets in order of succession:

  1. Joseph Smith
  2. Brigham Young
  3. John Taylor
  4. Wilford Woodruff
  5. Lorenzo Snow
  6. Joseph F. Smith
  7. Heber J. Grant
  8. George Albert Smith
  9. David O. McKay
  10. Joseph Fielding Smith
  11. Harold B. Lee
  12. Spencer W. Kimball
  13. Ezra Taft Benson
  14. Howard W. Hunter
  15. Gordon B. Hinckley
  16. Thomas S. Monson[2]
  17. Russell M. Nelson[3]