Hektoen International

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Tag: Asad Bakir

  • Al-Biruni (973–1048)

    Asad Bakir George Dunea Chicago, Illinois, United States   In the year 973 during the Islamic Golden Age, there was born in the city of Kath in Khwarezm (modern Uzbekistan) one of the greatest polymaths of all time. His complete name was Abu Rayhan Muhammad ibn Ahmad al-Biruni; the last name is derived from the…