Scholars A-Z

Born on 1753 Died on 1825
Al-Jabarti was a historian and witness to one of the major events of Egyptian history that is the French invasion of Egypt, which took place in 1798.
Born on 776
Al-Jahiz was a zoologist, scholar, thinker and wit.
Died on 1342
Izz al-Din Aydamir al-Jaldaki, also written al-Jildaki was a Persian Alchemist from Khorasan, he fled his native country due to the Mongol invasion.   Al-Jaldaki was one of the last and one of the greatest of medieval Islamic alchemists, he was the author of scientific works such as...
Born on 1222
'Abd al-Rahman ibn 'Umar Zain al-Din al-Dimashqi, commonly known as Al-Jawbari was an Arab author known for his writings that denounce alchemical imposture and superstitions.   Al-Jawbari wrote the "Book of Selected Disclosure of Secrets" (Kitāb al-mukhtār fī kashf al-asrār) exposing the...