Scholars A-Z

Born on 15 Jul, 1914 Died on 09 Oct, 1999
Akhtar Hameed Khan was a Pakistani development activist and social scientist. He promoted participatory rural development in Pakistan and other developing countries, and widely advocated community participation in development. His particular contribution was the establishment of a comprehensive proj...
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.