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Person: Avicenna, Abu Ali al-Husain ibn Abdallah ibn Sina
Ibn Sina or Avicenna was the most influential of all Islamic philosopher-scientists. He wrote on medicine as well as geometry, astronomy, arithmetic and music.
Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):
Born 980, Kharmaithen (near Bukhara), Central Asia (now Uzbekistan). Died June 1037, Hamadan, Persia (now Iran).
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Ancient Arab, Astronomy, Origin Uzbekistan, Special Numbers And Numerals
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