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Born on 10 Dec, 1750 Died on 04 May, 1799
Tipu, Sultan of Mysore in the south of India, was an experimenter with war rockets and the inventor of iron-cased rocket artillery. Two of his rockets, captured by the British at Srirangapatna, are displayed in the Woolwich Royal Artillery Museum in London. They were the first rockets to have a rock...
Umm Sinan Al-Islami (known also as Umm Imara), who became a Muslim and asked permission of the Prophet Muhammad to go out with the warriors to nurse the injured and provide water to the thirsty.
Born on 1100
Yaḥya ibn Saʿīd al-Anṭākī (Ar. يحيى بن سعيد الأنطاكي), was a Melkite Christian physician and historian of the 11th century.
Yuhanna ibn Sarabiyun (beginning of 9th century) known in Latin as Ibn Serapion, Yuhanna ibn Sarabiyun was a geographer. He authored a book on geography containing a description of the various seas, islands, lakes, mountains and rivers of the world. His descriptions of the Euphrates and Tigris and o...

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