Biography

Biography of Pat Tillman

Biography of Pat Tillman

Pat Tillman – Athlete, Football Player (1976–2004)   Full name: Patrick Daniel Tillman Nickname(s): “Pat” Date of birth: November 6, 1976 Place of birth: Fremont, California, U.S. Date of death: April 22, 2004 (aged 27) Place of death: Spera, Afghanistan Position: Safety .....

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Biography of Roger Bacon

Biography of Roger Bacon

Full Name: Roger Bacon Born: 1219/20; near Ilchester, Somerset, England Died: 1292; near Oxford, England Nationality: English Occupation: Friar, scholar Organization: Order of Friars Minor Religion: Roman Catholic   Roger Bacon, OFM was a 13th century English philosopher and Franciscan Friar.....

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Biography of Frank Gifford

Biography of Frank Gifford

Frank Gifford – Athlete, Football Player, Television Personality (1930–2015)   Full Name: Francis Newton Gifford Date of birth: August 16, 1930 Place of birth: Santa Monica, California Date of death: August 9, 2015 (aged 84) Place of death: Greenwich, Connecticut Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.....

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Biography on Abu Hayyan al-Tawhidi

Biography on Abu Hayyan al-Tawhidi

Full name: Ali ibn Muhammad Abu Hayyan al- Tawhidi Born: 923CE Died: 1023CE Era: Islamic golden age Region: Iraq Main interest(s): Literature, and philosophy Notable work(s): Al-‘Imta’ wa al-Mu’anasa (Enjoyment and Conviviality)   Abu Hayyan Al-Tawhidi was an Arabic littera.....

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Biography of Jim Thorpe

Biography of Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe – (C. 1887-1953) (Famous Basketball, Hockey, Baseball,  and Football Player, Athlete, Boxer)   Full Name: James Francis Thorpe Date of birth: May 22 or 28, 1887 Place of birth: Near Prague, Oklahoma Date of death: March 28, 1953 (aged 65) Place of death: Lomita, California .....

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Biography of Ptolemy

Biography of Ptolemy

Full name: Claudius Ptolemy Born   AD 100; Egypt, Roman Empire Died: AD 170; (aged 69–70); Alexandria, Egypt, Roman Empire Occupation: Mathematician, Geographer, Astronomer, Astrologer etc. Claudius Ptolemy was born in about the year 100 AD, almost certainly in Egypt. He lived in the metropo.....

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Biography of Abdul Rahman Munif

Biography of Abdul Rahman Munif

Abdul Rahman Munif – Writer (1933-2004)   Full Name: Abdul Rahman Munif Date of birth: 29 May, 1933 Place of birth: Amman, Jordan Date of death: 24 January, 2004 (aged 70) Place of death: Damascus, Syria Occupation: Writer Nationality: Saudi Arabian Writing Period: 1973–2004 Genre: novel.....

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Biography of Abu Mansur Maturidi

Biography of Abu Mansur Maturidi

Born: 853 A.D.; Maturid, Samarqand, Samanid Empire Died: 944 A.D. (333 A.H.); Samarkand Residence: Samarqand, Uzbekistan Fields: Theology, Qur’anic Exegesis, Islamic Jurisprudence, Islamic Law Imam Abu Mansur Maturidi; full name: Abu Mansur Muhammad ibn Muhammad ibn Mahmud Al Maturidi (rah.....

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Biography of Abbas el-Akkad

Biography of Abbas el-Akkad

Abbas el-Akkad – Writer (1889-1964)   Full Name: Abbās Mahmūd al-Aqqād Native name: عباس محمود العقاد Date of birth: 28 June 1889 Place of birth: Aswan, Egypt Date of death: 13 March 1964 (aged 74) Place of death: Cairo, Egypt Nationality: Egyptian Occupation: writer Reli.....

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Biography of Walter Payton

Biography of Walter Payton

Walter Payton – Athlete, Football Player (1954–1999)   Full Name: Walter Jerry Payton Date of birth: July 25, 1954 Place of birth: Columbia, Mississippi Date of death: November 1, 1999 (aged 45) Place of death: South Barrington, Illinois Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Weight: 200 lb (91.....

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Biography of Imam Ahmad Ibn Hanbal

Biography of Imam Ahmad Ibn Hanbal

Imam Ahmad Ibn Hanbal (164–241 H) Title: Sheikh ul-Islam Born: Rabi-ul-I, 164 AH/November, 780; Baghdad, Iraq Died: 12 Rabi’-ul-I, 241 AH/ 2 August, 855(aged 74-75); Baghdad, Iraq Era: Islamic Golden Age Occupation: Scholar of Islam Main interest(s): Fiqh, Hadith, Aqeedah Notable idea(s):.....

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Biography of Al-Farabi

Biography of Al-Farabi

Full name: Abu Nasr Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad Al Farabi. Born: c. 872; Syr Darya in modern Kazakhstan or modern day Afghanistan. Died: c. 950; Damascus Ethnicity: Persian or Turkic Era: Islamic Golden Age Main interest(s): Metaphysics, Political philosophy, law, Logic, Music, Science, Ethics et.....

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