Scholars A-Z

Died on 1469
Al-Wafaî was primarily a mathematician, muezzin and muwaqqit at the Muayyad mosque in Cairo and wrote a staggering number of forty treatises as listed by Rosenfeld and Ihsanoglu. For more detail click here.
Born on 900 Died on 1012
Qabus ibn Wushmagir was the Ziyarid ruler of Gurgan and Tabaristan in medieval Iran. He was the son of Vushmgir and a daughter of the Bavandi Ispahbad Sharwin II.
Died on 1332
Sihab Al-Din Ahmad ibn ‘Abd al-Wahhab Al-Nuwairi (d. 732/1331-32) we come to the first historian who belonged exclusively to the bureaucratic, as opposed to military, institution. Son of a "katib of note," Al-Nuwairi served in various state offices during al-Malik an-Nasir's reigns, the first for wh...
Umm Waraqa Bint Hareth, who participated in gathering the Quran and providing her nursing services to the warriors at the battle of Badr.

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