Pierre-Jean De Smet’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jan 30, 1801

Death Date

May 23, 1873

Age of Death

72 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

May 23, 1873



The explorer Pierre-Jean De died at the age of 72. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

The Jesuit missionary who was set out to Christianize the American Indians, and became the arbiter in disputes between them and the settlers.

He was born in Belgium, practiced abstinence, and gave his life to the church.