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Muhammad Ibn Ibrahim Fazari

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Death:777

The first Muslim astronomer. Fazari translated Sidhanta, a treatise on astronomy brought by an Indian traveller in 771. He also translated the Hindu work about numeral system (called Hindi in Arabic) and the concept of Zero. He was also the first to construct an astrolabe.

Compiled by:M. Nauman Khan / Ghulam Mohiuddin

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