Averroes

Averroes
1126 - 1198

Averroes  Spanish Philosopher

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First Name Averroes
Birthday 30th November, 1125
Birthplace Córdoba, Al-Andalus, Almoravid Empire (present-day Spain)
Died 10th December, 1198
Place of Death Marrakesh, Maghreb, Almohad Caliphate (present-day Morocco)
Sexuality Straight
Religion Muslim
Ethnicity White
Nationality Spanish
Occupation Philosopher

Ibn Rushd (Arabic: ابن رشد‎; full name in Arabic: أبو الوليد محمد ابن احمد ابن رشد‎, Abū l-Walīd Muḥammad Ibn ʾAḥmad Ibn Rušd; 14 April 1126 – 11 December 1198), often Latinized as Averroes (English: ), was a
Muslim Andalusian polymath and jurist of Berber descent who wrote about many subjects, including philosophy, theology, medicine, astronomy, physics, psychology, mathematics, Islamic jurisprudence and law, and linguistics. The author of more than 100 books and treatises, his philosophical works include numerous commentaries on Aristotle, for which he was known in the western world as The Commentator and Father of Rationalism. Ibn Rushd also served as a chief judge and a court physician for the Almohad Caliphate.

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