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...

Abbas ibn Firnas "The First Aviator" - Famous Bearded Men

Now, it’s true that we have dreamed of flying through the air ever since we managed to learn how to walk. History is absolutely filled with people and legends who have attempted to conquer the skies. Chinese people were flying kites around the 5th Century BCE. However, the fist successful human attempt was accomplished back in 875 CE by Abbas...