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Science in the Islamic world has played an important role in the history of science. There have also been notable Muslim scientists through to the present day. The following is an incomplete list of notable Muslim scientists.

Astronomers and Astrophysicists Edit

Chemists and Alchemists Edit

Economists and Social ScientistsEdit

See also: List of Muslim historians and Historiography of early Islam

Geographers and Earth Scientists Edit

Abdullahi Anshur Jimale

Mathematicians Edit

Further information: Islamic mathematics: Biographies

Biologists, Neuroscientists and Psychologists Edit

Physicians and Surgeons Edit

Main article: Muslim doctors

Physicists & Engineers Edit

Political ScientistsEdit

Sports sciencesEdit

  • Rustam Kasimdzhanov, chess grandmaster, best known for winning the FIDE World Chess Championship 2004.
  • Mike Tyson, was the undisputed heavyweight champion and remains the youngest ever to win the WBC, WBA and IBF heavyweight titles.
  • Muhammad Ali, widely considered the greatest heavyweight boxer of all time.
  • Ruslan Chagaev, former WBA heavyweight boxing champion.
  • Sultan Ibragimov, is a professional boxer and a former WBO heavyweight champion of Avar Dagestani Muslim descent.
  • Hasim Abdul Rahman, is an American boxer who became the WBC, IBF, and IBO world heavyweight champion by knocking out Lennox Lewis in 2001.

Other scientists and inventorsEdit

See also Edit

References Edit

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