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Born on 1223 Died on 1292
One of the historians of Mamluk Egypt was Muhyi Al-Din Ibn Abd Al-Zâhir (1223-92) who wrote a contemporary biography of Baybars (ruled 1260-1277). He also wrote biographies of his successors, Qalawun (ruled 1279-90) and his son Al-Ashraf (1290-3). For more detail click here.
Died on 1229
Muwaffaq Al-Din Yaqub Ben Saklan was a Christian doctor of Jerusalem (d. 1229). He was an Oriental Christian who served as a manager of the hospital of Jerusalem under Muaddam the Ayyubid ruler. Muaddam took Yaqub into his service and showered him with gifts and honours. For more detail click her...
Born on 17 Feb, 1201 Died on 25 Jun, 1274
Muhammad ibn Muhammad ibn Hasan al-Tūsī (born in 18 February 1201 in Tūs, Khorasan – died on 26 June 1274 in Baghdad), better known as Nasīr al-Dīn al-Tūsī, was a Muslim Persian scholar and prolific writer in different fields of science and philosophy. He was an astronomer, mathematician, physicist,...
Died on 1329
Nizam al-Din Hasan al-Nisaburi was a Persian mathematician, astronomer, jurist, exegete, and poet. His full name was Nizam al-Din Hasan ibn Mohammad ibn Hossein Qumi Nishapuri. As the genealogy in his full name shows, his grandfather was originally from the city of Qum but Nizam was born in Nishapur...