|Basic biographical summary of this person
|Full name||Abu Ali al-Hasan ibn al-Hasan IBN AL-HAYTHAM|
|Alternative name||also known as AL-HAZEN |
|Relevance of this person||scientist and mathematician; pioneer of optical science |
|Main period of activity||N/A|
|c.965||born at||Basra, Iraq|
|c.1040||~74||died at||Cairo, Egypt|
(* = main subject)
Willem Tebra, Book review: Magie lumineuse in NMLJ 2.2 (January 1982), p. 12
Willem Tebra, The magic lantern of Giovanni da Fontana in NMLJ 2.2 (January 1982), p. 11
|Lucerna ID no. 6003558||Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016|
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