Scholars A-Z

Born on 1281 Died on 1349
Hamdollah Mostowfi was a Persian historian, geographer and epic poet.   Mostowfi is the author of Nozhat ol-Gholub (نزهه القلوب), Zafar-Nameh (ظفرنامه), and the Tarikh e Gozideh (تاريخ گزيده). His tomb is a structure with a blue turquoise conical dome, at Qazvin.
Died on 1014
R. Hanoch ben Moses was a Spanish rabbi.
Born on 700 Died on 800
Harbi al-Himyari was an Arab scholar from Yemen, who lived between the 7th and 8th century CE. He is famous as the teacher of the Islamic alchemist Jābir ibn Hayyān. According to Holmyard nothing else is known about him.
Died on 1295
Hasan al-Rammah (died 1295) was a Syrian chemist and engineer. He was the first Muslim chemist to successfully create and engineer modern explosives. Hasan al-Rammah included 107 gunpowder recipes. He improved upon the gunpowder that was invented in China. He was the first Muslim to invent expl...

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