Muhammad Ali: Boxer

Named the Sports Personality of the Century by the BBC, the Greatest Athlete of the 20th Century by Sports Illustrated and Fighter of the Year six times by Ring Magazine, Muhammad Ali (1942-2016) will always be regarded as one of the world's greatest boxers. Celebrated not only for his athletic skills, his legendary stature continues [...]

Muhammad Ali: Boxer 2017-08-14T23:37:21+00:00

Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi: Physician

Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi was a physician born in al-Ray near Tehran (modern day Iran) in 251 H/ 865 CE. Among his many enduring and fundamental contributions, he was the first physician to detail the symptoms and signs of smallpox and measles and was a pioneer in the use of experimental medicine. Two of his [...]

Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi: Physician 2017-07-24T15:11:09+00:00

Ismail Al-Jazari: Master Engineer and Father of Robotics

Ismail al-Jazari was a famous engineer and craftsman who was a master in automata and mechanical inventions. Born in 1136 CE, Al-Jazari would go on to become the chief engineer for the Turkish Artuqid Dynasty. In his book “A Compendium on the Theory and Useful Practice of the Mechanical Arts”, he describes in detail 50 [...]

Ismail Al-Jazari: Master Engineer and Father of Robotics 2017-06-18T23:16:52+00:00