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Malika V: Nur Jahan
From Bangladesh to Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan to Nigeria, Senegal to Turkey, it is not particularly rare in our own times for women in Muslim-majority countries to be appointed and elected to high offices—...
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Malika IV: Hurrem Sultan (Roxolana)
From Bangladesh to Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan to Nigeria, Senegal to Turkey, it is not particularly rare in our own times for women in Muslim-majority countries to be appointed and elected to high offices—...
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Malika VI: Sayyida Al-Hurra
From Bangladesh to Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan to Nigeria, Senegal to Turkey, it is not particularly rare in our own times for women in Muslim-majority countries to be appointed and elected to high offices—...
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Malika III: Shajarat Al-Durr
Our third story is that of Shajarat al-Durr, the first woman to sit upon an Egyptian throne since Cleopatra, nearly 1,300 years before.
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Malika II: Radiyya bint Iltutmish
Popularly referred to as Razia Sultana, this is the story of Radiyya bint Iltutmish written by Tom Verde. Born in 1205, Budaun, Radiyya bint Iltutmish, also known as Raziya al-Din...
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Malika I: Khayzuran & Zubayda
From Indonesia to Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan to Nigeria, Senegal to Turkey, it is not particularly rare in our own times for women in Muslim-majority countries to be appointed and elected to high offices—...
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Ibn Al-Haitham the Muslim Physicist
Snell is credited with the laws of reflection and refraction. However, Ibn Al-Haitham discovered the same...
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Education in Islam - The Role of the Mosque
...leading by example, the Prophet made the first institution of Islam, the first mosque he built in Madinah...
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Al-Dinawari
Abu Hanifa al-Dinawari (d.895 CE), botanist, lived in Andalusia, in Muslim Spain. His work has been made...
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Al-Jazari: The Mechanical Genius
The following short survey presents a rapid overview on the life, work and achievements of Al-Jazari, the...
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Tribute to the late Prof. Dr. Fuat Sezgin
Research Centre for Islamic History, Art and Culture (IRCICA), Istanbul, is deeply saddened at the demise of...
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Muslim Founders of Mathematics
The 7th to the 13th century was the golden age of Muslim learning. In mathematics they contributed and...
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