Ibn Muqlah Abu Ali Muhammad Ibn Ali
One of the most celebrated calligrapher of the Abbasid age during 950-1258. He replaced the angular Kufi style by inventing Naskhi - script that is rounded and curved. This style was mostly used for copying the Qur'an.
Ibn Muqlah was born in Baghdad. He was a Wazir for three times, but was sentenced to life imprisonment due to political intrigues and died in prison.
Compiled by:M. Nauman Khan / Ghulam Mohiuddin