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Modern Chemistry Owes this Muslim Scientist!

Many Muslim scientists in the history of Islam have made great contributions to the establishment and advancement of different scientific fields, leaving their mark on the history of science. Jabir ibn Ḥayyan was one the most prominent one of them.

Popularly known as the father of chemistry, Jabir’s works contain the oldest known systematic classification of chemical substances, and also the oldest known instructions for deriving an inorganic compound (sal ammoniac or ammonium chloride) from organic substances (such as plants, blood, and hair) by chemical means.

Watch this video to find out more about this prominent Muslim scientist!

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