Scholars A-Z

Born on 1263 Died on 1328
Taqi Al-Din Ahmad Ibn Taymiyya (1263-1328) belongs to a family which has provided well known scholars such as his uncle Fakhr Eddin (d. 1225) and his paternal grandfather, Majid Eddin, (d. 1255). It was in Damascus where his father was the director of the Sukkariyya madrasa that he was educated and...
Born on 1525 Died on 1585
Taqi Al-Din was born in Damascus in 1525/6 CE. He died in 1585 in Istanbul, Turkey. His full name was Taqi Al-Din Mohammad bin Ma'aroof bin Ahmad bin Mohammad bin Mohammad bin Ahmad bin Yousef bin Mohammad Al-Shami. He was the son of a judge and he became a judge himself. He was described by his con...
Born on 836 Died on 901
Abu al-Hasan Thabit ibn Qurra al-Harrani al-Sabi Born in Harran, now in southern Turkey, in 836. Died in Baghdad on 18 February 901. Thabit was a prolific scientist, mathematician and translator of the ninth century. Related Article: * Thabit ibn Qurra
Born on 1290 Died on 26 Aug, 1349
Thomas Bradwardine was an English cleric, scholar, mathematician, physicist, courtier and, very briefly, Archbishop of Canterbury. As a celebrated scholastic philosopher and doctor of theology, he is often called Doctor Profundus, (medieval epithet, meaning "the Profound Doctor").

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