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Born on 900 Died on 1012
Qabus ibn Wushmagir was the Ziyarid ruler of Gurgan and Tabaristan in medieval Iran. He was the son of Vushmgir and a daughter of the Bavandi Ispahbad Sharwin II.
Born on 1364 Died on 1436
Qadi Zada al-Rumi (1364-1440 C.E.) Qadi Zada studied mathematics and astronomy in Transoxiana; then a great cultural centre. In 1383, Qadi Zada gained a great reputation as a mathematician by completing a treatise on arithmetic, Risala fi'l Hisab a work which covers arithmetic, algebra and mensurati...
Born on 820 Died on 912
Qusta ibn Luqa (820–912) was a Melkite physician, scientist and translator, of Byzantine Greek extraction. He was born in Baalbek. Travelling to parts of the Byzantine Empire, he brought back Greek texts and translated them into Arabic.
Born on 1236 Died on 07 Feb, 1311
Qutb al-Din al-Shirazi was a 13th-century Persian polymath and poet who made contributions to astronomy, mathematics, medicine, physics, music theory, philosophy and Sufism.