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Hassan al-Jabarti

Muslim scholar
Hassan al-Jabarti
Title al-Jabarti
Died 1774
Ethnicity Somali
Era 20th century
Region Horn of Africa/North Africa
Main interest(s) Islamic philosophy, Islamic Jurisprudence, mathematics, astronomy

Hassan al Jabarti (Arabic: حسن الجبرتي ‎) (d.1774) was a Somali mathematician, theologian, astronomer and philosopher who lived in Cairo, Egypt during the 18th century.

Biography

Al-Jabarti was the father of the historian Abd al-Rahman al-Jabarti, and originated from the Somali city of Zeila.[1] Hassan is considered one of the great scholars of the 18th century.[2] He frequently conducted experiments in his own house, which was visited and observed by Frankish students.

References

  1. ^ A history of Arabic literature by Clément Huart pg 423
  2. ^ The Cambridge history of Egypt


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