• Born date: 1801-06-01
  • Born in: Vermont
  • Death date: 1877-08-29
  • Death in: Utah Territory
Brigham Young

Brigham Young (/ˈbrɪɡəm/; June 1, 1801 – August 29, 1877) was an American leader in the Latter Day Saint movement and a settler of the Western United States. He was the President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1847 until his death in 1877. He founded Salt Lake City and he served as the first governor of the Utah Territory.

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