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Lagâri Hasan Çelebi was an Ottoman aviator. According to Evliya Çelebi the voyager, he made a successful manned rocket flight.
Muhamad B. Ali Rustum Al-Khurasani was an engineer, who between 1146 and 1169, constructed the clock placed at the Bab Jairun (often called the bab as'aa, (door of the clock) of the Umayyad Mosque in Damascus, which had been burnt down in 1166-7. This clock was seen and described by travellers such...
Born on 1364 Died on 1436
Qadi Zada al-Rumi (1364-1440 C.E.) Qadi Zada studied mathematics and astronomy in Transoxiana; then a great cultural centre. In 1383, Qadi Zada gained a great reputation as a mathematician by completing a treatise on arithmetic, Risala fi'l Hisab a work which covers arithmetic, algebra and mensurati...
Born on 700 Died on 800
Raja ibn Haywah was one of the two engineers who were instructed to design the Dome of the Rock. Click here for more info.