Born on 1600
Abd Al-Rahman ibn Faqi Mahmud was appointed as Qadi (judge) in 1553 CE to the post of Imam (leader of prayer) and Dean of the University of Sankore, Timbuktu. Click here for more information.
Born on 1070 Died on 1136
Abraham bar Hiyya was a Spanish Jewish mathematician and astronomer. Please click here for more information.
Born on 1110 Died on 1180
Abraham ibn Daud (c.1110–1180) can be regarded as a pioneer in Jewish philosophy. Please click here for more information.
Abu al-Fadl J‘far ibn ‘Ali al-Dimashqi is the author of Kitab al-Isharah ila Mahasin at-Tijarah wa Marifat Jayyid al-A’rad wa Kadiiha wa Ghush-ush al-Mudallisin fiha (A Guide to the Merits of Commerce and to Recognition of Both Fine and Defective Merchandise and the Swindles of Those Who Deal Dishon...