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Born on 800 Died on 860
Al-Jawhari, Abu Al-Abbas (ca. 800-860) was a 9th century Arab mathematician. He lived and worked in Damascus and Baghdad. He is known for writing a book, Commentary on Euclid's Elements.
Born on 776
He was an Arabic prose writer, historian, and author of works of adab, Mu'tazili theology, and politico-religious polemics.
Died on 1342
Izz al-Din Aydamir al-Jaldaki, also written al-Jildaki was a Persian Alchemist from Khorasan, he fled his native country due to the Mongol invasion.   Al-Jaldaki was one of the last and one of the greatest of medieval Islamic alchemists, he was the author of scientific works such as...
Born on 1222
'Abd al-Rahman ibn 'Umar Zain al-Din al-Dimashqi, commonly known as Al-Jawbari was an Arab author known for his writings that denounce alchemical imposture and superstitions.   Al-Jawbari wrote the "Book of Selected Disclosure of Secrets" (Kitāb al-mukhtār fī kashf al-asrār) exposing the...