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.