Mohammad Abu'l-Wafa Al-Buzjani

940 - 998


Abu'l-Wafa was an Islamic astronomer and mathematician who wrote commentaries on the works of earlier mathematicians. He made astronomical observations and constructed accurate trigonometric tables.
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