Abd Al-Latif Al-Baghdadi

Full name: 
Muwaffaq al-Din Muhammad 'Abd al-Latif ibn Yusuf al-Baghdadi, 'Abd al-Latif al-Baghdadi or 'Abdallatif al-Baghdadi
Arabic name: 
موفق الدين محمد عبد اللطيف بن يوسف البغدادي, or عبداللطيف البغدادي
Date of birth: 
1162
Date of death: 
1213

Abd Al-Latif Al-Baghdadi was born in Baghdad where he studied philosophy and philology and later chemistry and medicine. During his career he taught medicine and philosophy at Damascus, Aleppo and Cairo. Of the 166 works he is credited with, only one is in print, Compendium Memorabilium Aegypti, which is based on his studies and experiences in Egypt, where he visited at the request of Salah Al-Din.

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