Scholars A-Z

Born on 1207 Died on 1274
Ṣadr al-Dīn Muḥammad b. Isḥāq b. Muḥammad b. Yūnus Qūnawī was one of the most influential thinkers in mystical or "Sufi" philosophy. He played a pivotal role in the study of knowledge—or epistemology, which in his context referred specifically to the theoretical elaboration of mystical/intellectual...
Born on 1759 Died on 24 Feb, 1851
Sake Dean Mahomed was an Indian traveller, surgeon and entrepreneur who introduced the Indian curry house restaurant in Britain, and was the first Indian to have written a book in English. He also established "shampooing" baths in Great Britain, where he offered therapeutic massage, and wa...
Born on 1920 Died on 18 Jan, 2010
Salah al-Din al-Munajjid is known to all those working in the broad field of Islamic studies, Muslim Heritage and Arab culture. He is the editor of numerous manuscripts and the author of over a hundred publications in which he shed light on the varied aspects of the rich Arabic learning. He was also...
Salah Al-Din ibn Yusuf Al-Kahhal bi-Hama (i.e. the eye doctor of Hama) was a Syrian oculist who flourished in Hama in 1296. He wrote for his son a very elaborate treatise of ophthalmology entitled Nur al-Uyun wa Jami al-Funun (Light of the Eyes and Collection of Rules). For more detail click here...

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