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Born on 1110 Died on 1199
Ibn Zuhr's only son Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn 'Abd al-Malik, nicknamed al-Hafid (the grandson), was born in Seville in 1110-1111 (or 1113-1114), and died in 1199. He was a successful physician, but was more famous among his contemporaries as a man of letters and a poet, but a treatise on eye diseases is...
Born on 29 Dec, 1256 Died on 31 Jul, 1321
Ibn al-Banna, whose full name was Abu 'l-Abbas Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Uthman al-Azdi, was born in 1256 in Marrakech. There is a claim that Ibn al-Banna was born in Grenada in Spain and moved to North Africa for his education. What is certain is that he spent most of his life in Morocco. This confusi...
Born on 1359 Died on 27 Jan, 1447
Ibn al-Majdī, whose full name is Shihāb al-Dīn Abū al-'Abbās Ahmad ibn Rajab ibn Taybughā al-Majdī al-Shāfi'ī (1359–1447 CE) was an Egyptian mathematician and astronomer. He was born in Cairo (Egypt) in August 1366 and died in Cairo (Egypt) on 27/28 January 1447.
Died on 756
Ibn al-Muqaffa (d. 142/759) was attempting to make Islamic law the law of the state. But the law itself was then still in its formative period. Click here for more information.