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Died on 777
Ibrahim al-Fazari (d. 777 CE) was an 8th-century mathematician and astronomer at the Abbasid court of the Caliph Harun al-Rashid.   He composed various astronomical writings ("on the astrolabe", "on the armillary spheres", "on the calendar").   The Caliph ordered him and his son...
Died on 1213
Due to his late 12th/early 13th century writings, known and read in Morocco, Ibrahim al-Kanemi, carries the distinction - as the first sub-Saharan scholar, to have written in Arabic. He was a grammarian, a poet and a member of the ulema (scholars) of Kanem-Borno, the first Muslim ruled state, of...
Died on 903
Ibrahim Ibn Hilal as Sijilmassi (d. 903 h.) did a classification and an exegesis of these fatwas in his book ad Durru an Nathîr ‘ala Ajwibat Abi al Hasan as Sughayir. Click here for more information.
Born on 908 Died on 946
Ibrāhīm ibn Sinān was a creative scientist who, despite his short life, made numerous important contributions to both mathematics and astronomy. Click here for more information.