Zakariya al-Qazwini

Scientist, Author

1203 – 1283

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Who was Zakariya al-Qazwini?

Abu Yahya Zakariya' ibn Muhammad al-Qazwini ‎ was an Arab or Persian physician, astronomer, geographer and proto-science fiction writer. He belonged to a family of jurists who had long before settled in Qazwīn. He was a descendant of the Medina sahabi Anas bin Malik.

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Born
1203
Qazvin
Nationality
  • Iran
Profession
Died
1283

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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