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Born on 970 Died on 1036
Abu Nasr Mansur ibn Ali ibn Iraq was an extremely able astronomer and mathematician. Of Abu Nasr Mansur's works seven are on mathematics, the rest are on astronomy. Click here for more information.
Died on 1239
Abu Abbas Ahmad Ibn Muhammad Ibn Mufarraj, often called al-Nabatî, or Ibn Rûmiya (son of the Christian woman), also Al-Hafiz (he who knows the Qur'an and Hadith [Tradition] by heart), was a Hispano-Muslim botanist born in Seville. His knowledge of plants was primarily derived from his direct study o...
Born on 1010 Died on 1075
Al-Nasawi was an Islamic mathematician who wrote summaries of some of Euclid's Elements. Click here for more information.
Al-Nayrizi was probably born in Nayriz which was a small town southeast of Shiraz now in central Iran. He dedicated some of his works to al-Mu'tadid on meteorological phenomena and on instruments to measure the distance to objects. Click here for more information.