Muhammad al-Idrisi "The Geographer" - Famous Bearded Men

Muhammad al-Idrisi was a well known Muslim geographer as well as a renowned cartographer and an Egyptologist who lived in the city of Palermo at the court of Roger II – the king. He was born in Ceuta in 1100 and lived until 1165. Early Life Muhammad was born in Ceuta. This is the city in which his great-grandfather had...

Saladin - Famous Bearded Men

Saladin (1137 or 1138 – March 1193), known as Ṣalāḥ ad-Dīn Yūsuf ibn Ayyūb (صلاح الدين يوسف بن أيوب) in Arabic, was the first sultan of Egypt and Syria and the founder of their Ayyubid dynasty, although it was named after his father. Saladin led the Muslim opposition to the European Crusaders in the Levant. At the height of his power, his sultanate included Egypt, Syria, Mesopotamia, Hejaz, Yemen and other parts of North Africa. Notwithstanding the differences in beliefs, the...

Dr. Abdul-Munim Sombat Jitmoud - He Forgives His Son's killer - Famous Bearded Men

Image credit: Facebook/ajitmoud Would You Forgive Your Son’s Killer? Imagine losing your son after he is stabbed by an attacker. What would you do two years after knowing the person who did it? Would you seek revenge, ask for life imprisonment or would you just forgive and forget? Well, am sure no one would choose the latter other than Dr....

Al Balkhi: The 9th Century Muslim Psychologist - Famous Bearded Men

Abu Zayd Al Balkhi Do you know everything there is to Know about Abu Zayd al-Balkhi? For those who have never heard him before, Abu Zayd al-Balkhi was a Muslim polymath who wrote many breakthrough documents about several different fields such as geography, sociology, grammar, and astronomy. He lived during 9th century in the Persian village Shamisitiyan. His Legacy Over...

Mansa Musa "The Richest Person in History" - Famous Bearded Men

Mansa Musa was an emperor of the Mali Empire back in the fourteenth century. He is the African ruler from medieval times who is mostly known to the world outside of Africa. He got introduced to the rulers of the European continent back in 1324 through his elaborate pilgrimage to the city of Mecca. He is a very popular ruler...

Omar Mukhtar "Le lion du désert" - Barbus Célèbres

Omar Al Mokhtar (20 août 1858 - 16 septembre 1931), surnommé « Cheikh des militants », ou plus connus dans le monde arabe sous le surnom du lion du désert, en arabe assadou assahraa est un cheikh musulman libyen connu pour avoir organisé la résistance armée à la colonisation italienne de la Libye au début du xxe siècle.  Capture et exécution Le 12...

Ibn Khaldun "Father of Sociology" - Famous Bearded Men

Born on the 27th of May 1332, Ibn Khaldun (/ˌɪbənxælˈduːn/; Arabic: أبو زيد عبد الرحمن بن محمد بن خلدون الحضرمي‎, Abū Zayd ‘Abd ar-Raḥmān ibn Muḥammad ibn Khaldūn al-Ḥaḍramī; May 27, 1332 – March 19, 1406) was a popular historiographer as well as a historian from North Africa. He is being claim to be the actual founder of the current scientific...

Steve Biko - Black is Beautiful- Famous Bearded Men

Stephen Bantu Biko, also known as Steve Biko, born on the 18th of December in 1946, was a well-known anti-apartheid activist in the country of South Africa. His activity spread from 1960 until the late 1970s when he died on the 12th of September, 1977 while being held in police custody. Early Life Biko was a student leader, and he...

Khabib Nurmagomedov - UFC Fighter - Famous Bearded Men

Khabib Abdulmanapovich Nurmagomedov was born on 20th September 1988 in Sildi village, Dagestan in Russia. He is the 2nd born in a family of 3 children. He is a devout Sunni Muslim and neither does he smoke nor drink. He also does not fight during Ramadan. Khabib strictly observes all the basic commandments of the Quran. Every once in a...

Nicolas Anelka - International Soccer Player

Nicolas Anelka is a former soccer player who played as a forward. A French native, the forward is famous for his eye for goal having scored and assisted plenty of goals in his career for both club and country. He played for the France National team as well as many football clubs in his career. Anelka is married to Barbara...