Person record: IBN AL-HAYTHAM, Abu Ali al-Hasan ibn al-Hasan  (c.965-c.1040)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameAbu Ali al-Hasan ibn al-Hasan IBN AL-HAYTHAM
Alternative namealso known as AL-HAZEN
Relevance of this personscientist and mathematician; pioneer of optical science 
Main period of activityN/A
c.965born atBasra, Iraq
c.1040~74died atCairo, Egypt
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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. 6003558Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016