Al-Jahiz

Full name: 
Abū ʿUthman ʿAmr ibn Baḥr al-Kinānī al-Baṣrī
Arabic name: 
أبو عثمان عمرو بن بحر الكناني البصري
Date of birth: 
776
Date of death: 

Al-Jahiz was a zoologist, scholar, thinker and wit.