Danish: The first foreign language edition of the Book of Mormon

Editor's note: This is one in a series on the Book of Mormon translations and translators.

Latter-day Saints in Denmark were the first to read the Book of Mormon in their native tongue.

Elder Erastus Snow of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and Peter Olsen Hansen labored with a few others to produce the first Danish translation of the Book of Mormon for the LDS Church's Scandinavian mission in 1851. It was the first edition of the Book of Mormon to be translated from English into another language.

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