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Born on 1213 Died on 17 Dec, 1288
Ibn al-Nafis (b. near Damascus 13th century; d. Cairo Dec 1288.) studied medicine at the Great Nuri hospital in Damascus that was founded by Nur Eddin Zangi. Amongst Ibn al-Nafis' great works is Kitab al-Shamil fi sinaat al-Tibiyya (Comprehensive book on the art of medicine), which he wrote in his t...
Born on 1200 Died on 1300
Jordanus de Nemore was a thirteenth-century European mathematician who wrote treatises on at least 6 different important mathematical subjects: the science of weights; “algorismi” treatises on practical arithmetic; pure arithmetic; algebra; geometry; and stereographic projection. Most of these treat...
Nasruddin Khodja, known also as Mulla Nasruddin or simply Nasruddin, is the starring character in a vast number of amusing tales told in regions all over the world, particularly in countries in or near the Middle East. Each tale depicts Nasruddin in a different situation, and through his viewpoint t...
Born on 17 Feb, 1201 Died on 25 Jun, 1274
Born in Tūs (northeast Iran), 17 February 1201 (11 Jumada al-Ula 597H)* Died in Baghdad (Iraq), 25 June 1274 (18 Dhu'l-Hijjah 672H) Muhammad ibn Muhammad ibn Hasan al-Tūsī (born in 18 February 1201 in Tūs, Khorasan – died on 26 June 1274 in Baghdad), better known as Nasīr al-Dīn al-Tūsī, was a...

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