Born on 1207 Died on 1274
Ṣadr al-Dīn Muḥammad b. Isḥāq b. Muḥammad b. Yūnus Qūnawī was one of the most influential thinkers in mystical or "Sufi" philosophy. He played a pivotal role in the study of knowledge—or epistemology, which in his context referred specifically to the theoretical elaboration of mystical/intellectual...
Born on 836 Died on 18 Feb, 901
Abu al-Hasan Thabit ibn Qurra al-Harrani al-Sabi was born in Harran, now in southern Turkey. He was a prolific scientist of the ninth century. Click here for more information.
Died on 796
Ya ʿqūb ibn Tāriq was the astronomer most closely connected with al–Fāzarīin introducing the Zīj al–Sindhind to Islamic scientists; he seems, in fact, to have collaborated personally with the Indian astronomer who came to Baghdad with an embassy from Sind in 771 or 773. The most important...
Born on 1203 Died on 1283
Abu Yahya Zakariya' ibn Muhammad al-Qazwini was an Arab or Persian physician, astronomer, geographer and proto-science fiction writer. He belonged to a family of jurists who had long before settled in Qazvin. He was a descendant of the Medina sahabi Anas bin Malik.