List of LDS Prophets

Joseph Smith Jr.
Prophet from April 6, 1830 to June 27, 1844 (14 years)

Brigham Young
Prophet from December 27, 1847 to August 29, 1877

John Taylor
Prophet from October 10, 1880 to July 25, 1887

Wilford Woodruff
Prophet from April 7, 1889 to September 2, 1898

Lorenzo Snow
Prophet from September 13, 1898 to October 10, 1901 (3 years)

Joseph F. Smith
Prophet from October 17, 1901 to November 19, 1918 (17 years)

Heber J. Grant
Prophet from November 23, 1918 to May 14, 1945 (27 years)

George Albert Smith
Prophet from May 21, 1945 to April 4, 1951 (6 years)

David O. McKay
Prophet from April 9, 1951 to January 18, 1970 (19 years)

Joseph Fielding Smith
Prophet from January 23, 1970 to July 2, 1972 (2 years)

Harold B. Lee
Prophet from July 7, 1972 to December 26, 1973 (1 year)

Spencer W. Kimball
Prophet from December 30, 1973 to November 5, 1985 (12 years)

Ezra Taft Benson
Prophet from November 10, 1985 to May 30, 1994 (8 years)

Howard W. Hunter
Prophet from June 5, 1994 to March 3, 1995 (9 months)

Gordon B. Hinckley
Prophet from March 12, 1995 to January 27, 2008 (13 years)

Thomas S. Monson
Prophet from February 4, 2008 to present