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Maslama al-Majriti or Abu al-Qasim al-Qurtubi al-Majriti (Arabic: أبو القاسم مسلمة بن أحمد المجريطي‎, Latin: Methilem; d. 1007 or 1008 CE) was a Muslim astronomer, chemist, mathematician, economist and Scholar in Islamic Spain. He took part in the translation of Ptolemy's Planispherium, im...
Mehran Kardar is a prominent Iranian born physicist, full Professor of Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and co-faculty at the New England Complex Systems Institute. He received his B.A. in Cambridge University, and gained his Ph.D at MIT. Mehran Kardar is particularly known...
Born on 920 Died on 970
Menahem ben Saruq was a Spanish-Jewish philologist of the tenth century CE. He was a skilled poet and polyglot.
Born on 1489 Died on 1588
Mimar Koca Sinan, the "Great Architect Sinan", was born in Anatolia, Turkey in 1489; he died in Istanbul in 1588. Generally considered the greatest of all Ottoman architects, his career spanned about 50 years since he was appointed chief royal architect to the Ottoman court by Sultan Suleyman I in 1...

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