Vice Admiral Robert FitzRoy (Captain of HMS Beagle)

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Vice Admiral Robert FitzRoy

Birthdate: (59)
Death: April 30, 1865 (59)
Immediate Family:

Son of Lord Charles Fitzroy and Lady Frances Stewart
Husband of Maria Isabella Smyth and Mary Isabella Henrietta O'Brien
Father of Laura Maria Elizabeth FitzRoy; Fanny O'Brien FitzRoy; Katherine O'Brien FitzRoy and Sir Robert O'Brien FitzRoy
Brother of George FitzRoy and Frances Rice-Trevor, Baroness Dynevor of Dynevor
Half brother of Sir Charles Augustus FitzRoy, KCH, KCB

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About Vice Admiral Robert FitzRoy (Captain of HMS Beagle)

Vice-Admiral Robert FitzRoy RN (5 July 1805 – 30 April 1865) achieved lasting fame as the captain of HMS Beagle during Charles Darwin's famous voyage, and as a pioneering meteorologist who made accurate weather forecasting a reality. He was an able surveyor and hydrographer and served as Governor of New Zealand from 1843 to 1845.

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Vice Admiral Robert FitzRoy (Captain of HMS Beagle)'s Timeline

June 5, 1805
April 27, 1842
Age 36
London, Middlesex, England
March 22, 1845
Age 39
London, Middlesex, England
January 24, 1858
Age 52
Heath Hall
April 30, 1865
Age 59