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Died on 869
Sābūr ibn Sahl was a 9th-century Persian Christian physician from the Academy of Gundishapur.   Among other medical works, he wrote one of the first medical books on antidotes called Aqrabadhin (القراباذين), which was divided into 22 volumes, and which was possibly the earliest of its kin...
Died on 1213
Sharaf al-Tusi was an Islamic mathematician who wrote a treatise on cubic equations.
Born on 27 Jul, 1972
Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor is a Malaysian orthopaedic surgeon and was the first Malaysian to go into space. He was launched to the International Space Station aboard Soyuz TMA-11 with the Expedition 16 crew on 10 October 2007. Sheikh Muszaphar flew under an agreement with Russia through the Angkas...
Died on 1328
Shihab Al-din Ahmed ibn Abi Bakr as-Sarraj al-Hamawi was the author of several books on scientific instruments and geometrical problems. For more detail click here.