Scholars A-Z

Born on 953 Died on 1029
Al Karaji (sometimes spelt as Al-Karkhi), Abu Bakr ibn Muhammad ibn Al-Husayn (Al-Hasan) (ca. 1000) was a mathematician active in Baghdad.
Born on 718 Died on 791
Al-Khalīl ibn Aḥmad, in full Abū ʿAbd al-Raḥmān al-Khalīl ibn Aḥmad al-Farāhīdī al-Azdī    (born c. 718, Oman—died c. 791, Basra, Iraq) was an Arab philologist who compiled the first Arabic dictionary and is credited with the formulation of the rules of Arabic prosody.   Wh...
Born on 718
Al-Khalil ibn Ahmad al-Farahidi was a writer and philologist from southern Arabia (modern day Oman) who compiled the first dictionary of the Arabic language, the Kitab al-Ayn.
Born on 1320 Died on 1380
Shams al-Dīn Abū ʿAbd Allāh Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad al-Khalīlī was a Syrian astronomer who compiled extensive tables for astronomical use. He worked for most of his life as a religious timekeeper (muwaqqit) at the Umayyad Mosque in Damascus.