Scholars A-Z

Born on 786 Died on 833
Al-Hajjaj ibn Yusuf ibn Matar was one of the most influential translators of the late 8th and early 9th centuries in Baghdad, then the capital of the ʿAbbāsid Empire. Click here for more information.
Al-Hashimi was a Muslim astronomer who is known for penning the Kitāb fīʿilal al‐zījāt (Book of the reasons behind astronomical tables).
Died on 1095
Al-Humaydi wrote Jadh'watu-i-muktabim (The Sparkle of Fire). Its contents are the lives of eminent Spanish Muslims, divided into ten parts, and preceded by a valuable historical introduction. For more detail click here.
Born on 25 Jun, 1936
Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie was President of Indonesia from 1998 to 1999. His presidency was the third, and the shortest, after independence.