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Pierre-Jean De Smet (Missionary) - Age, Birthday, Bio, Facts, Family, Net Worth, Height & More

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Pierre-Jean De Smet
Pierre-Jean De Smet, also known as Pieter-Jan De Smet, is a Flemish Catholic priest and member of the Society of Jesus. He is best known for his extensive missionary work in the mid-19th century among Native American peoples in the Midwest and Northwestern United States, and western Canada. His many journeys as a missionary would have totaled 180,000 miles. He is affectionately referred to as "the friend of the sitting bull" when he persuaded the warlord of the Sioux to enter into negotiations with the US government on the 1868 Treaty on the Fortress of Laramie.
BornJanuary 30, 1801, Dendermonde, French First Republic, (now Belgium)
DiedMay 23, 1873, St. Louis, Missouri
Other namesPieter-Jan De Smet
EducationWhite Marsh Novitiate, present-day Bowie, Maryland

About Pierre-Jean De Smet

Missionary Pierre-Jean De Smet was born on January 30, 1801 in Belgium (He dies at the age of 72, on May 23, 1873).

The Jesuit missionary who was tasked with Christianizing the American Indians and eventually became the arbiter in disputes between them and the whites.

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Pierre-Jean De Smet before becoming famous

Pierre-Jean De Smet was born in the Zodiac sign Aquarius (The Water-Bearer), and 1801 is also the year of Rooster (雞) in the Chinese Zodiac.

He emigrated to America and was ordained as a priest.

Achievement of Pierre-Jean De Smet

Rather than using force to subdue the Indians, he used negotiation.

Pierre-Jean De Smet's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

He was born in Belgium, abstained from sexual activity, and dedicated his life to the church.

Pierre-Jean De Smet Collabed with

Another well-known Jesuit missionary and explorer was Missionary Ferdinand Konscak.

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Latest information about Pierre-Jean De Smet updated on March 20 2023.