The 6th century was a very significant one from the point of view of the scientific community. It was during this era that the great Indian mathematician-astronomer Aryabhata discovered the concept of zero. The founder of Chan Buddhism, Bodhidharma, also lived during this period. The century was significant to the development of Islam as Mohammad, the Final Prophet of Islam, was born in 570. Welsh poet Taliesin, Benedict of Nursia, and Augustine of Canterbury were other important people who lived in this period. Check out this section to know more about the famous people of the 6th century.
Cyrus the GreatCyrus the Great
0590 BC, Iranian
Founder of First Persian Empire
Abu BakrAbu Bakr
27 October 0573, Saudi Arabian
Companion of Muhammad

Justinian IJustinian I
0482 AD, Macedonian
Byzantine Emperor

Emperor JimmuEmperor Jimmu
13 February 0712, Japanese

0598 AD, Indian
Mathematician and Astronomer

Saint DavidSaint David
0500 AD, Welsh
Welsh bishop
Emperor Yang of SuiEmperor Yang of Sui
0569 AD, Chinese
Emperor of China’s Sui dynasty

0590 AD, Indian
Indian emperor

14 November 1917, South Korean
Former President of South Korea

Saudi Arabian
Isidore of SevilleIsidore of Seville
0560 AD, Spanish

Ali ibn Abi TalibAli ibn Abi Talib
0601 AD, Saudi Arabian
Muhammad ibn ‘AbdullāhMuhammad ibn ‘Abdullāh
0571 AD, Pakistani