Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Largest denomination and principal body of the Mormon religion. By the late 20th century it had more than 9,700,000 members. Its headquarters are in Salt Lake City, Utah. An important leader of this denomination was Brigham Young (1801-1877), who led the trek to Utah in 1847, founding Salt Lake City.

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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
LDS Church
Kerk van Jezus Christus van de Heiligen der Laatste Dagen Dutch
Iglesia de Jesucristo de los últimos días Spanish

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Refers to the largest denomination and principal body of the Mormon religion. By the late 20th century it had more than 9,700,000 members. Its headquarters are in Salt Lake City, Utah. An important leader of this denomination was Brigham Young (1801-1877), who led the trek to Utah in 1847, founding Salt Lake City.

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Bibliography

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