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Died on 864
Sind ibn Ali-Musa, Sind ibn ʿAlī was a renowned Sindhi Muslim astronomer, translator, mathematician and engineer. His father Ali-Musa was a convert to Islam and an aristocrat who lived in Mansura, Sindh. Sind ibn ʿAlī traveled to Baghdad and received the best education available.   H...
Born on 970 Died on 1023
In Muslim civilisation, no woman who had held power had borne the title of caliph or imam. Caliph has been a title exclusively reserved to a minority of men. However, although no woman ever became a caliph, as such, there have been women who became Sultanas and Malikas (queens). Sitt al-Mulk, the Fa...
Born on 1021 Died on 1058
Solomon ibn Gabirol was an Andalusian Hebrew poet and Jewish philosopher.
Born on 1480 Died on 1550
Sulaiman Al Mahri ibn Ahmad ibn Sulayman was a 16th-century Arab navigator. He was called "Al-Mahri" because he was a descendant of the Arabic tribe of Mahara. He was a student of the philosopher and scientist Ibn Majid and lived during the reign of Ottoman Turks.

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