Catalogue of Muslim Mathematicians you’ll want to know about

“A person who follows a path for acquiring knowledge, Allah will make easy the passage to Paradise for him.” The Holy Qur’an includes a lot of mathematics, thus there are hundreds of well-known Muslim mathematicians. Below is a tailor-made list of those you need to know about.

  1. Masatoshi Gündüz Ikeda (1926 Tokyo – 2003 Ankara)
  2. Cahit Arf 1910 Selanik (Thessaloniki) (born 1997 Istanbul, Turkey)
  3. Ali Qushji Ali KUŞÇU
  4. Al-Hajjāj ibn Yūsuf ibn Matar
  5. Khalid ibn Yazid (Calid)
  6. Muhammad ibn Mūsā al-Khwārizmī (Algorismi), father of algebra[34] and algorithms[35]
  7. ‘Abd al-Hamīd ibn Turk
  8. Abū al-Hasan ibn Alī al-Qalasādī (1412–1482), pioneer of symbolic algebra[36]
  9. Abū Kāmil Shujā ibn Aslam
  10. Al-Abbās ibn Said al-Jawharī
  11. Al-Kindi (Alkindus)
  12. Banū Mūsā (Ben Mousa)
  13. Ja’far Muhammad ibn Mūsā ibn Shākir
  14. Al-Hasan ibn Mūsā ibn Shākir
  15. Al-Khwarizmi
  16. Al-Mahani
  17. Ahmed ibn Yusuf
  18. Al-Majriti
  19. Al-Battani (Albatenius)
  20. Al-Farabi (Abunaser)
  21. Al-Nayrizi
  22. Abū Ja’far al-Khāzin
  23. Brethren of Purity
  24. Abu’l-Hasan al-Uqlidisi
  25. Al-Saghani
  26. Abū Sahl al-Qūhī
  27. Abu-Mahmud al-Khujandi
  28. Abū al-Wafā’ al-Būzjānī
  29. Ibn Sahl
  30. Al-Sijzi
  31. Ibn Yunus
  32. Abu Nasr Mansur
  33. Kushyar ibn Labban
  34. Al-Karaji
  35. Ibn al-Haytham (Alhacen/Alhazen)
  36. Abū Rayhān al-Bīrūnī
  37. Ibn Tahir al-Baghdadi
  38. Al-Nasawi
  39. Al-Jayyani
  40. Abū Ishāq Ibrāhīm al-Zarqālī (Arzachel)
  41. Al-Mu’taman ibn Hud
  42. Omar Khayyám
  43. Al-Khazini
  44. Ibn Bajjah (Avempace)
  45. Al-Ghazali (Algazel)
  46. Al-Marrakushi
  47. Al-Samawal
  48. Ibn Rushd (Averroes)
  49. Ibn Seena (Avicenna)
  50. Hunayn ibn Ishaq
  51. Ibn al-Banna’
  52. Ibn al-Shatir
  53. Ja’far ibn Muhammad Abu Ma’shar al-Balkhi (Albumasar)
  54. Jamshīd al-Kāshī
  55. Kamāl al-Dīn al-Fārisī
  56. Muḥyi al-Dīn al-Maghribī
  57. Mo’ayyeduddin Urdi
  58. Muhammad Baqir Yazdi
  59. Nasir al-Din al-Tusi – 13th century Persian mathematician and philosopher
  60. Qāḍī Zāda al-Rūmī
  61. Qutb al-Din al-Shirazi
  62. Shams al-Dīn al-Samarqandī
  63. Sharaf al-Dīn al-Tūsī
  64. Taqi al-Din Muhammad ibn Ma’ruf
  65. Ulugh Beg
  66. Al-Samawal al-Maghribi (1130 – 1180)

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