|Birth Day||May 6, 1820|
|Age||199 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Jun 28, 1861 (age 41)|
He led the ill-fated Burke and Wills Expedition through Australia.
Although ultimately he succeeded in crossing Australia, seven people, including himself, perished during the journey.
His family was landowning gentry.
Like Ludwig Leichhardt, venturing into the Australian wilderness ultimately cost Robert his life.