Definition of Smith, Joseph in English:
( 1805–44), US religious leader and founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (the Mormons). In 1827, according to his own account, he was led by divine revelation to find the sacred texts written by the prophet Mormon, which he published as The Book of Mormon in 1830. He founded the Mormon Church in the same year and later established a large community in Illinois, where he was arrested and murdered by a mob.
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