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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.
Died on 1033
Ibn al-Thahabi was a physician, famous for his work Kitab Al-Ma'a (The Book of Water), which is the first known alphabetical encyclopedia of medicine. In it he lists the names of diseases, its medicine and a physiological process or a treatment, and adds numerous original ideas about the function of...
Astronomer and astrologer from Baghdad who flourished around 760-770, known in Latin by his works such as Omar Tiberiadis astronomi preclarissimi Liber de natiuitatibus & interrogationibus (Venitiis, 1503), of which the original title is Kitâb al-Mawâlid (‘Book of Nativities'). Translated by Joh...
Born on 980 Died on 1037
Al-Baghdadi was one of the greatest theologians of his age and many works are attributed to him. He also wrote two mathematical works. The first book is a small treatise on menstruation: Kitâb fi'l-Misaha, which gives the units of length, area and volume and ordinary menstruation rules. The second t...

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