Ambedkar, B. R.
AMBEDKAR, B. R. (1891–1956), statesman, writer, reformer, and creator of a new Buddhist movement in India; member of an untouchable caste. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, affectionately...
BĪRŪNĪ, AL- (ah 362–442/973–1051 ce), more fully known as Abū Rayḥān Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad al-B...
Arab Mathematician, Astronomer, and Geographer
Al-Biruni, sometimes referred to as Abu Rayhan al-Biruni, conducted a great deal of
original mathematical and astronomical work, mo...
Arab mathematician and astronomer who collaborated with Abul Wefa in determining the longitudinal difference between Baghdad and Kath (in modern Uzbekistan). A student of both Hindu...
Abu Rayhan al-Biruni (973-ca. 1050), a Moslem astronomer, mathematician, geographer, and historian, was the most acute interpreter of India to Islam in the Middle Ages.Al-Biruni was born near Kath in ...