Eternal Sovereign of Deseret
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The Eternal Sovereign is the symbolic head of state of the Commonwealth of Deseret, an office which, according to the 2017 Constitution, "does and shall belong perpetually to Joseph Smith the Prophet." Previously, "Sovereign of Deseret" was the official title of Sariah Thomson (Queen Utahna) from the founding of the nation on December 23, 2012, until the abolition of the monarchy on May 15, 2016, when it became part of the title of Cowdery Young, General President of Deseret, until the ratification of the constitution on June 1, 2017.
- ↑ 2017 Constitution of the Commonwealth of Deseret, Article 3, Section 1.