Scholars A-Z

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").
Born on 10 Dec, 1750 Died on 04 May, 1799
Tipu, Sultan of Mysore in the south of India, was an experimenter with war rockets and the inventor of iron-cased rocket artillery. Two of his rockets, captured by the British at Srirangapatna, are displayed in the Woolwich Royal Artillery Museum in London. They were the first rockets to have a rock...

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