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About Brigham Young
Brigham Young was an American religious leader best remembered as the second President of The Church of Jesus Christ Of Latter-day Saints (the Mormon Church), a position he held from 1847 until his death in 1877. He is also known for being the founder of Salt Lake City as well as the first Governor of Utah.
He was the son of Abigail and John Young. He reportedly married as many as 55 wives and fathered 56 children with 16 of his wives.
At the time of his death, he was the longest serving President of the Mormon Church, having held the position for 29 years.
He was responsible for instituting the controversial policy that prevented Black people from becoming priests in the Mormon Church or participating in certain Mormon temple rituals. According to him, Blacks were "the seed of Cain".
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Famous quotes by Brigham Young
Any young man who is unmarried at the age of twenty one is a menace to the community.Brigham Young
Don't try to tear down other people's religion about their ears, Build up your own perfect structure of truth, and invite your listeners to enter in and enjoy it's glories.Brigham Young
Education is the power to think clearly, the power to act well in the worlds work, and the power to appreciate life.Brigham Young
Love the giver more than the gift.Brigham Young
There is no knowledge, no light, no wisdom that you are in possession of, but what you have received it from some source.Brigham Young
True independence and freedom can only exist in doing what's right.Brigham Young
Brigham Young's Popularity
Brigham Young was a famous Religious leader, who was born on June 1, 1801. As a person born on this date, Brigham Young is listed in our database as the 22nd most popular celebrity for the day (June 1) and the 2nd most popular for the year (1801).
People born on June 1 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. Brigham Young is the 631st most popular Gemini.
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