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Died on 912
Ahmad Ibn Yusuf ibn Ibrahim ibn al-Daya al Misri, (the latter word means the Egyptian). He flourished in Egypt in the second half of the 9th century and died about 912. He set up some of the earliest foundations of modern mathematics and in medieval Europe, he was known as Ametus filius Joseph. C...
Al-Jildaki was one of the most prolific writers on alchemy, practically nothing is known of his life save that he flourished during the eigth century A.H., wrote at Cairo and Damascus, and was alive in Jumada II, A.H. 743 (A.D. 1342). For more information, click here.
Born on 613 Died on 16 Jul, 678
Aisha bint Abu Bakr, had special skills in administration. She became a scholar in hadith, jurisprudence, an educator, and an orator.
The making of astrolabes, a branch of applied science of great status, was practiced by one woman, Al-'Ijliyah bint al-'Ijli al-Asturlabi, who followed her father's profession in Aleppo and was employed at the court of Sayf al-Dawlah (333 H/944 CE-357/967), one of the powerful Hamdanid rulers in nor...