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Died on 1014
R. Hanoch ben Moses was a Spanish rabbi.
Born on 912 Died on 961
Ḥisdai ibn Shaprut was Jewish physician, translator, and political figure who helped inaugurate the golden age of Hebrew letters in Moorish Spain and who was a powerful statesman in a number of major diplomatic negotiations. Click here for more information.
Born on 29 Dec, 1256 Died on 31 Jul, 1321
Ibn al‐Bannāʾ al‐Marrākushī al-Azdi was a Moroccan mathematician, astronomer, Islamic scholar, Sufi, and a one-time astrologer.   The crater Al-Marrakushi on the Moon is named after him.
Born on 1197 Died on 1248
Dhya Eddin Abu Mohammed Abdallah ben Ahmed al Malaky (from Malaga) (1197-1248) was known as Ibn al Baytar (translated as son of the vet). He is the author of the richest repository of medical natural history amongst Muslims. Ibn-al-Baytar was born in Malaga but travelled in Spain and North Africa as...

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