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Dieter F. Uchtdorf
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Quorum of the Twelve Apostles
January 2, 2018 (2018-01-02) – present
Second Counselor in the First Presidency
February 3, 2008 (2008-02-03) – January 2, 2018 (2018-01-02)
Called by Thomas S. Monson
Predecessor Henry B. Eyring
Successor Henry B. Eyring
End reason Dissolution of First Presidency on death of Thomas S. Monson
Quorum of the Twelve Apostles
October 2, 2004 (2004-10-02) – February 3, 2008 (2008-02-03)
Called by Gordon B. Hinckley
End reason Called as Second Counselor in the First Presidency
LDS Church Apostle
October 7, 2004 (2004-10-07)
Called by Gordon B. Hinckley
Reason Deaths of David B. Haight and Neal A. Maxwell
Presidency of the Seventy
15 August 2002 (2002-08-15) – 2 October 2004 (2004-10-02)
Called by Gordon B. Hinckley
End reason Called to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles
First Quorum of the Seventy
April 7, 1996 (1996-04-07) – October 2, 2004 (2004-10-02)
Called by Gordon B. Hinckley
End reason Called to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles
Second Quorum of the Seventy
April 2, 1994 (1994-04-02) – April 7, 1996 (1996-04-07)
Called by Ezra Taft Benson
End reason Transferred to the First Quorum of the Seventy
Military career
1959–1965
Allegiance Germany Germany
Service/branch Bundeswehr Kreuz.svg Air Force
Awards Commander's Trophy (USAF)
Personal details
Born Dieter Friedrich Uchtdorf
6 November 1940 (1940-11-06) (age 80)
Mährisch-Ostrau,
Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia
(now Ostrava, Czech Republic)
Alma mater International Institute for Management Development (MBA)
Spouse(s) Harriet Reich Uchtdorf
(1962–present)
Children 2

Dieter Friedrich Uchtdorf (born 6 November 1940) is a German aviator, airline executive and religious leader. He is a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). Called as an apostle in 2004, he served as Second Counselor to Thomas S. Monson in the church's First Presidency from 2008 until Monson's death on 2 January 2018. Currently, Uchtdorf is the sixth most senior apostle in the ranks of the church.

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