Abu Muhammad al-Hasan al-Hamdani

Full name: 
Abū Muḥammad al-Ḥasan ibn Aḥmad ibn Ya‘qūb al-Hamdānī
Arabic name: 
أبو محمد الحسن بن أحمد بن يعقوب الهمداني‎
Date of birth: 
893
Date of death: 
945

Al-Hamdani was a geographer, poet, grammarian, historian, and astronomer, who was one of the best representative of Islamic culture during the last effective years of the Abbasid caliphate.