Alphabetical Index Index by Birth Year

Ulugh Beg

*1394 in Soltanije, Iran

+1449 in Samarkand

Timurid ruler as well as an astronomer, mathematician and sultan.

Notable for his work in astronomy-related mathematics, such as trigonometry and spherical geometry.

He built the great Ulugh Beg Observatory in Samarkand between 1424 and 1429.

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