Scholars A-Z

Born on 1312 Died on 1359
Ibn al-Durayhim was a noted 14th Century Sunni scholar, merchant, and official. Click here for more information.
Born on 1334 Died on 1405
Ibn Al-Furat was born in Cairo and lived between the years 1334-1405. He was a Hanafite scholar of Cairo, where he studied with notable scholars of the time. For more detail click here.
Born on 1181 Died on 1205
Abu Muhammad 'Abdallah ibn al-Hafid was born in Seville in 1181-2. He became a successful physician in the Almohad service, and just as his father, he died (poisoned) in 1205-6, and was buried in Seville near his family ancestors. For more detail click here.
Born on 965 Died on 1039
Iraqi polymath scientist, who lived in Egypt (965 – 1039-40), called al-Basri, after his birthplace in the city of Basra, he died in Cairo, where he spent a splendid scientific career. He made significant contributions to the principles of optics, as well as to anatomy, astronomy, engineering, mathe...

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