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Born on 30 Sep, 1207 Died on 17 Dec, 1273
Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Balkhī, was a 13th-century Persian poet, jurist, theologian, and Sufi mystic. Rumi's importance is considered to transcend national and ethnic borders. Iranians, Turks, Afghans, Tajiks, and other Central Asian Muslims as well as the Muslims of South Asia have greatly...
Born on 12 May, 1929 Died on 10 Nov, 2012
Samuel Rahbar was an Iranian born scientist who discovered the linkage between diabetes and HbA1C, a form of hemoglobin used primarily to identify plasma glucose concentration over time.   Rahbar was born into a Jewish family in the Iranian city of Hamedan in 1929. He obtained his MD...
Born on 1205 Died on 13 Oct, 1240
On the other extremity of the Muslim world and almost in the same time as Shajarat al-Durr, another woman held power, but this time in India. Razia (or Raziyya) Sultana of Delhi took power in Delhi for four years (1236-1240 CE). She was the only woman ever to sit on the throne of Delhi. Razia's ance...

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