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Born on 1445 Died on 1505
Al-Suyūṭī, in full Jalāl al-Dīn Abū al-Faḍl ʿAbd al-Raḥmān ibn Abī Bakr al-Suyūṭī (born 1445, Cairo, Egypt—died October 17, 1505, Cairo), Egyptian writer and teacher whose works deal with a wide variety of subjects, the Islamic religious sciences predominating. Click here to f...
Born on 1000
Al-Tamimi was a Palestinian physician who conducted pharmaceutical experiments and wrote various medical works chiefly on Materia medica. For more detail click here.
Born on 1073 Died on 1118
Abu 'Abd Allah Muhammad ibn Malik al-Murri, called al-Tighnari, flourished in the twelfth century and served the taifa prince of Granada before moving to the court of the Almoravid governor Abu-l-Tahir Tamim b. Yusuf Ibn Tashufin (r. 501/1107-512/118) to whom he dedicated his opus, Zahrat al-bustan...
Died on 1266
Al-'Urdî is a Syrian architect. He constructed the water installations of Damascus. He has also constructed astronomical instruments for Al-Mansur, the ruler of Hims. After 1259, he worked in cooperation with Nasir al-Din al-Tûsî.

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