Al-Khujandi

Born on 940

Died on 1000

Abu Mahmud Hamid ibn Khidr Khojandi;

(known as Abu Mahmood KhojandiAlkhujandi or al-Khujandi, Persian: ابومحمود خجندی, c. 940 – 1000) was a Muslim Central Asian astronomer and mathematician who lived in the late 10th century and helped build an observatory, near the city of Ray (near today’s Tehran), in Iran. He was born in Khujand; a bronze bust of the astronomer is present in a park in modern-day Khujand, now part of Tajikistan.

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