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Born on 28 Jun, 1940
Muhammad Yunus is a Bangladeshi social entrepreneur, banker, economist and civil society leader who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for founding the Grameen Bank and pioneering the concepts of microcredit and microfinance.
Died on 1229
Muwaffaq Al-Din Yaqub Ben Saklan was a Christian doctor of Jerusalem (d. 1229). He was an Oriental Christian who served as a manager of the hospital of Jerusalem under Muaddam the Ayyubid ruler. Muaddam took Yaqub into his service and showered him with gifts and honours. For more detail click her...
Died on 990
Nazif ibn Yumn Qass (died 990) was a Persian mathematician of the Middle Ages.   He flourished under the Buyid shahanshah Adud al-Dawla. He was also a translator of Greek into Arabic, translating the Tenth book of Euclid.
Salah Al-Din ibn Yusuf Al-Kahhal bi-Hama (i.e. the eye doctor of Hama) was a Syrian oculist who flourished in Hama in 1296. He wrote for his son a very elaborate treatise of ophthalmology entitled Nur al-Uyun wa Jami al-Funun (Light of the Eyes and Collection of Rules). For more detail click here...

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