Scholars A-Z

Died on 880
Fatima al-Fehri has played a great role in the civilization and culture in her community. She migrated with her father Mohamed al-Fehri from Kiroan in Tunisia to Fez. She grew up with her sister in an educated family and learnt Fiqh and Hadith. Fatima inherited a considerable amount of money from he...
Died on 763
Although she was a scholar of Hadith specifically, is Fatima bint al-Mundhir al-Qurayshiyya (b. 668 CE), from the generation of tabi'in in the Medina, who was her husband's ustadh, his authoritative teacher in this field. Click here for more information.
Born on 1170 Died on 1240
Leonardo Pisano Bigollo – known as Fibonacci, and also Leonardo of Pisa, Leonardo Pisano, Leonardo Bonacci, Leonardo Fibonacci – was an Italian mathematician, considered by some "the most talented western mathematician of the Middle Ages."   Fibonacci is best known to the modern world for...
Born on 1114 Died on 1187
Gerard of Cremona was an Italian translator of scientific books from Arabic into Latin. He worked in Toledo, Spain and obtained the Arabic books in the libraries at Toledo. Some of the books had been originally written in Greek and were unavailable in Greek or Latin in Europe at the time. Gerard of...

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