Best Muslim Scientists: Abu Mūsā Jābir

Father of Chemistry Geber, Abu Mūsā Jābir ibn Hayyān
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Abu Mūsā Jābir ibn, commonly acknowledged as Geber, was a Persian born in 721 AD. His main interests were alchemy, chemistry, astronomy, astrology, medicine and Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physics, and was also a philanthropist. Geber’s original works are extremely exoteric and secured. Up till today, nobody knows what the codes are. He was also known as the father of chemistry due to his great influence in the chemistry world.

In the 10th century, his projects were identified and in dispute in Islamic circles. The name “Geber” was a name Latinized in the Christian West and 13th century Europe. An anonymous writer, commonly acknowledged as Pseudo-Geber, produced writings in alchemical and metallurgical form, under the pen-name Geber.

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