1774 - Born on the 17th December in Ireland.
Beaufort was the creator of the Beaufort scale for indicating wind force.
1789 - Became obsessed with the importance of education and the development of accurate charts.
1811-1812 - Beaufort charted and explored southern Anatolia, locating many classical ruins.
1817 - Published his book Karamania; or a brief description of the South Coast of Asia Minor.
1829 - Beaufort became the Hydrographer of the British Admiralty.
1857 - He died on 17th of December in Hove, Sussex, England.
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