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Born on 1162 Died on 1231
Muwaffaq al-Din Muhammad 'Abd al-Latif ibn Yusuf al-Baghdadi, more commonly known as Abd al-Latif al-Baghdadi or Abdallatif al-Baghdadi, born in Baghdad, Iraq, was a celebrated physician, historian, Egyptologist and traveller, and one of the most voluminous writers of the Near East in his time.
Born on 980 Died on 1037
He was an Arab mathematician (c. 980–1037) from Baghdad who is best known for his treatise al-Takmila fi'l-Hisab. It contains results in number theory, and comments on works by al-Khwarizmi which are now lost. To give just one example of his works translated into Latin, we quote his work on the d...
Born on 1753 Died on 1825
Abd al-Rahman al-Jabarti was an Egyptian-born Somali Muslim scholar and chronicler who spent most of his life in Cairo.
Abd al-Rahman al-Shafi'i wrote a handbook for the use of Police Officers in charge of markets enabling them for instance to verify weights and measures and to test the genuineness of wares. For more detail click here.