Famous Turkish Mathematicians

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 1 Ismail al-Jazari

Ismail al-Jazari
Famous As: Polymath
Birthdate: 1136 AD
Birthplace: Cizre
Died: 1206 AD

Remembered as the Father of Medieval Robotics, Ismail al-Jazari was a 12th-century polymath from Mesopotamia. His innovative inventions included water-operated clocks, such as the elephant clock; a flush mechanism used in modern-day toilets; and an automated musical band. However, many feel he didn’t get due credit for his pioneering inventions.

 2 Isidore of Miletus

Isidore of Miletus
Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: 0442 AD
Birthplace: Miletus, Turkey
Died: 0537 AD

 3 Simplicius Of Cilicia

Simplicius Of Cilicia
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 0490 AD
Birthplace: Cilicia
Died: 0560 AD
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 4 Maximus Planudes

Maximus Planudes
Famous As: Monk
Birthdate: 1260 AD
Birthplace: Nicomedia, Turkey
Died: November 30, 1305