Died on 796
Credited to have built the first astrolabe in the Islamic world.
Born on 26 May, 1951
Muhammed Ahmed Faris is a Syrian military aviator. He was the first Syrian and the second Arab in space.
Sinān ibn al-Fatḥ was a mathematician from Ḥarrān, who probably lived in the first half of the 10th century. Ibn an-Nadīm lists the following works of his: Kitāb at-Taḫt fi l-ḥisāb al-hindī ("Book of the Table on the Indian Calculation") Kitāb al-Ğamʿ wa-t-tafrīq ("Book...
Died on 10 Jul, 831
Zubayda bint Abu Ja'far, the wife of Harun ar-Rashid, was the wealthiest and most powerful woman in the world of her time. She was a noblewoman of great generosity and munificence. She developed many buildings in different cities. She was known to have embarked upon a gigantic project to build servi...