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Born on 836 Died on 901
Abu al-Hasan Thabit ibn Qurra al-Harrani al-Sabi Born in Harran, now in southern Turkey, in 836. Died in Baghdad on 18 February 901. Thabit was a prolific scientist, mathematician and translator of the ninth century. Related Article: * Thabit ibn Qurra
Born on 1290 Died on 26 Aug, 1349
Thomas Bradwardine was an English cleric, scholar, mathematician, physicist, courtier and, very briefly, Archbishop of Canterbury. As a celebrated scholastic philosopher and doctor of theology, he is often called Doctor Profundus, (medieval epithet, meaning "the Profound Doctor").
Born on 10 Dec, 1750 Died on 04 May, 1799
Tipu, Sultan of Mysore in the south of India, was an experimenter with war rockets and the inventor of iron-cased rocket artillery. Two of his rockets, captured by the British at Srirangapatna, are displayed in the Woolwich Royal Artillery Museum in London. They were the first rockets to have a rock...
Born on 1943
Tofy Mussivand is an Iranian-Canadian medical engineer who invented an Artificial Cardiac Pump, a device that pumps blood and takes over the function of breathing during a heart surgery.   He is currently Professor of Surgery and Engineering at the University of Ottawa and Carleton Univer...

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