Robert cavelier la salle , sieur de (rōbĕr´ kävəlyā´ syör də lä säl´), 1643–87, french explorer in north america , one of the most celebrated explorers and builders of new france [3. René-robert cavelier, sieur de la salle, or robert de la salle [verification needed] (november 22, 1643 – march 19, 1687) was a french explorer he explored the great lakes region of the.
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