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B. B. Lawrence
Indo-Muslim saint and litterateur (d. 1537).
poet, grammarian, and physician, first attached to the court of Ḵosrow Malek (555-82/1160-76), the last Ghaznavid sultan.
astronomer (d. 1026/1617).
M. A. Chaghatai
calligrapher of India (fl. late 10th-11th centuries).
late Mughal scholar (d. 1726).
N. H. Zaidi
Mughal general and statesman (d. 1627).
Muʿtazilite theologian of Baghdad (9th century).
P. P. Soucek
calligrapher and poet active in western Iran during the second half of the 9th/15th century.
astronomer, especially well versed in knowledge of the fixed stars (10th century).
M. G. Morony
Arab general who campaigned in Sīstān (d. 50/670).