How did Robert De La Salle die?


Robert De La Salle died in March 1687. He was shot by conspirators from his exploration group. They shot three others, shot Robert in his head, then turned and shot each other.
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After making three futile attempts to reach the Mississippi shore, his men grew angry and on their third attempt, murdered him.
On July 24, 1684, La Salle sailed from France and returned to America with a large expedition designed to establish a French colony on the Gulf of Mexico, at the mouth of the Mississippi
On March 19, 1687, near the Trinity River, La Salle was assassinated by his men.
Sadly, he died of lung at the young age of 41.
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