Muhammad ibn Mūsā al-Khwārizmī
Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Muhammad ibn Mūsā al-Khwārizmī
Born: c. 780 in Chorasmia
Death: c. 850 (Age: 70)
- Considered the founder of Algebra.
- Persian mathematician, astronomer, and geographer, a scholar in the House of Wisdom in Baghdad.
- Name was used to create the word Algorithm.
- The Compendious Book on Calculation by Completion and Balancing.