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Raja ibn Haywah al-Kindi was a leading Islamic jurist and Arabic calligraphist from Baysan who is probably best known as the artist most likely responsible for the detailed inscriptions on the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem, which was completed in 692.
Rashid Al-Din was a well-recognised botanist and his passion and knowledge of the subject places him amongst the greatest botanists. For more detail click here.
Born on 1177 Died on 1241
Rashidun al-Suri was a leading physician and botanist in the Islamic world in the 13th century. He served the leading figures of the Ayyubid dynasty.
Died on 1223
Fakhr al-Dīn Ridhwān b. Muhammad b. Alī b. Rustam Al-Sācātī. He was born and raised in Damascus, where he died. As well as a scholar and scientist, he was an astronomer, a mechanician (especially as a clockmaker, from which he gained his title as-Sā'ātī), a physician, a writer and poet, a musician,...

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