Scholars A-Z

Born on 1130 Died on 1180
Al Samaw’al Ben Yahya al Maghribi drew up charts of computations of long division of polynomials; one of the best contributions to the history of mathematics.
Born on 1193 Died on 15 Nov, 1280
Albertus Magnus, also known as Albert the Great, was one of the most universal thinkers to appear during the Middle Ages. Even more so than his most famous student, St. Thomas of Aquinas, Albert's interests ranged from natural science all the way to theology. He made contributions to logic, psycholo...
Baba Hassay Muhmud was an Imam, a master of jurisprudence, Arabic grammar, the biography of the Prophet and logic. He also acted as teacher and ensured that his students knew and understood his teachings to the best of their abilities. Click here for more information.
The three brothers Banū Mūsā, sons of Mūsā ibn Shākir al-Munajjim, are scholars from the 9th-century Baghdad, at that time the capital of the Abbasid dynasty that ruled the Muslim Empire for several centuries. Their names, in order of seniority, were Muhammad, Ahmad, and al-Hasan. Their works in dif...