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Born on 1108 Died on 1179
Al-Ishbilî is a Hispano-Muslim scholar who compiled a bibliography (Fihrist) containing more than 1400 titles of books composed by Spanish Muslims on every subject; a bibliography which is very precious. For more detail click here.
Born on 27 May, 1332 Died on 17 Mar, 1406
Born in Tunis on 27 May 1332 /1 Ramaḍān 732 Died in Cairo on 26 Ramaḍān 808/17 March 1406 Abd al-Rahman ibn Khaldun (born in Tunis on 27 May 1332 /1 Ramaḍān 732 and died in Cairo on 26 Ramaḍān 808/17 March 1406) is the well known historian and thinker from Muslim 14th-century North Africa. He is...
Born on 22 Sep, 1211 Died on 30 Oct, 1282
Ibn Khallikan undertook work on his dictionary whilst acting as a man of the law in Damascus and then in Cairo. From 1260 to 1270 and also after 1277, he was chief Qadi of Syria with residence in Damascus, where he also taught in various colleges, chiefly at the Aminiya madrasa until his death in 12...
Ibn Khatima was the first to observe that mankind is surrounded by minute bodies which enter the human body i.e. aware of the theory of germs. Ibn Khatima was another great thinker from the Islamic world. During his time he had seen the ravages of the plague around the Mediterranean. He did...

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