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Nasir al-Din al-Tusi

Muḥammad b. Ḥasan al-Jahrūdī al-Tūsī (Arabic: محمد بن حسن الجهرودي الطوسي) (b. 597/1201 – d. 672/1274), known famously as Nasir al-Din al-Tusi or Khwaja Nasir (Farsi: خواجه نصیر), is one of the most influential figures in the history of Islamic thought and one of the most important Twelver Shi'a philosophers, scientists, and theologians. He was the founder of Maragheh observatory and a library with over 400,000 books.

Nasir al-Din al-Tusi
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Personal Information
Full Name Muhammad b. Muhammad b. Hasan al-Tusi
Well-Known As Khwajih Nasir al-Din al-Tusi
Birth 597/1201
Residence Tus
Studied in Tus, Nishapur
Death 672/1274
Burial Place Shrine of Kazimayn, Kadhimiyya
Scholarly Information
Works Asas al-iqtibas, Tajrid al-i'tiqad, Sharh al-Isharat, Akhlaq-i Nasiri, Awsaf al-ashraf, ...
Scholarly
Activities
Establishment of the library and observatory of Maragheh

Some of his important works are Akhlaq-i Nasiri, Awsaf al-ashraf, Asas al-iqtibas,