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Died on 1710
Ahmed Efendi Brusi from Bursa was a theologian, astronomer and mathematician.
Ahmad ibn Abi al-Ash’ath, a famous physician from Mosul, Iraq. He described the physiology of the stomach in a live lion in his book al-Quadi wa al-muqtadi.
Ahmad ibn Fadlan was a writer and traveler. He was sent as the secretary to an ambassador from the Abbasid Caliph al-Muqtadir from Baghdad to the Volga Bulgars by the Black Sea and the Caspian.
Born on 1421
Ahmad ibn Majid was one of the most famous Arab navigators. He became famous in the West as the navigator who has been associated with helping Vasco da Gama find his way from Africa to India. He was the author of nearly 40 works of poetry and prose. His most important work was Kitab al-Fawa’id fi Us...