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Born on 850 Died on 930
Abū Kāmil, Shujāʿ ibn Aslam ibn Muḥammad Ibn Shujāʿ‎, also known as al-ḥāsib al-miṣrī—lit. "the Egyptian calculator") (c. 850 – c. 930) was an Egyptian Muslim mathematician during the Islamic Golden Age. He is considered the first mathematician to systematically use and accept irrational numbers as...
A 10th century mathematician from Iran. He flourished around 982 CE in Isfahan. Editor of, and commentator on, some books of Apollonius' Conics. His work on the Conics was known in Europe.
Born on 1100 Died on 1200
Abū l-Khayr al-Ishbīlī was an agronomist and botanist who lived in Seville. His most important works are: 1. Kitāb al-Filāḥa (Treatise on agriculture). Existing manuscripts fail to provide a complete text of this work. Famous for its chapters on the planting and grafting of trees and bushes, it comb...
Born on 10 Aug, 787 Died on 09 Mar, 886
Afghan mathematician, astronomer, astrologer and philosopher (10 August 787 in Balkh, Afghanistan - 9 March 886 in Wasit, Iraq). Many of his works were translated into Latin and were well known amongst many European astrologers, astronomers, and mathematicians during the European Middle Ages. Abu...

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