Scholars A-Z

Born on 700 Died on 800
Harbi al-Himyari was an Arab scholar from Yemen, who lived between the 7th and 8th century CE. He is famous as the teacher of the Islamic alchemist Jābir ibn Hayyān. According to Holmyard nothing else is known about him.
Died on 1295
Hasan al-Rammah (died 1295) was a Syrian chemist and engineer. He was the first Muslim chemist to successfully create and engineer modern explosives. Hasan al-Rammah included 107 gunpowder recipes. He improved upon the gunpowder that was invented in China. He was the first Muslim to invent expl...
Born on 1432 Died on 1517
Hasan ibn Hussain Al-Tulunî belonged to a famed family of architects. Amongst his many works, he is known to have erected the mausoleum of khusqadam in Cairo, for which he received a robe of honour in 1462. For more detail click here.
Born on 18 Jul, 1013 Died on 24 Sep, 1054
Hermann of Reichenau was an 11th-century scholar, composer, music theorist, mathematician, and astronomer. He composed the Marian prayer Alma Redemptoris Mater. He was beatified (cultus confirmed) in 1863.

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