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Who was the oldest LDS prophet to die?

Who was the oldest LDS prophet to die?

Gordon B. Hinckley

Gordon B. Hinckley
End reason Called to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles
Personal details
Born Gordon Bitner HinckleyJune 23, 1910 Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Died January 27, 2008 (aged 97) Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

How old was Thomas S Monson when he died?

90 years (1927–2018)
Thomas S. Monson/Age at death
Thomas S. Monson, president and prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died Tuesday night at the age of 90. In a statement, church spokesman Eric Hawkins wrote that Monson died at 10:01 p.m. in his home in Salt Lake City surrounded by family.

When did President Gordon B Hinckley die?

January 27, 2008
Gordon B. Hinckley/Date of death

When did Gordon B Hinckley become the prophet?

Hinckley was named to the highest ranks of Mormon leadership in 1961 and became “prophet, seer and revelator” in 1995. Mormons believe his ascension through the ranks was a process guided by God. Born in 1910 in Salt Lake City, Hinckley was raised in a family with roots in religious exodus.

Who was the longest serving LDS prophet?

Russell M. Nelson
List of presidents of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

No. President of the Church Length
14 Howard W. Hunter 9 months
15 Gordon B. Hinckley 12 years, 10 months
16 Thomas S. Monson 9 years, 11 months
17 Russell M. Nelson Current; 3 years, 6 months (as of today)

How old is David McKay?

96 years (1873–1970)
David O. McKay/Age at death
18— David O. McKay, president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter‐day Saints, died today at the age of 96. Physicians said the Mormon leader died of acute congestion of the heart at 6 A.M. after having been in a coma for six hours.

Which prophets lived the longest?

His was the longest human lifespans of all those given in the Bible, 969 years. According to the Book of Genesis, Methuselah was the son of Enoch, the father of Lamech, and the grandfather of Noah….

Family Enoch (father)
Children Lamech, and other sons and daughters

Who was the Mormon prophet in 1983?

Chronology of the First Presidency (LDS Church)

Date range President of the Church (and Assistant Presidents) Second Counselor
30 December 1973 – 23 July 1981 Spencer W. Kimball Marion G. Romney
23 July 1981 – 27 November 1982
27 November 1982 – 2 December 1982
2 December 1982 – 5 November 1985 Gordon B. Hinckley
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