Mathmatical Events Around Al-Khwarizmi's Life

Events

Chinese mathematician Wang Xiaotong finds numerical solutions to certain cubic equations.

625

Brahmagupta invents the method of solving indeterminate equations of the second degree.

700

Al-Khwarizmi's Birth

780

Birthplace Khwarezm in Greater Khorasan (modern Khiva, Xorazm Region, Uzbekistan).

The Abbasid patrons of learning has Greek, Babylonian, and Indian mathematical and scientific works translated into Arabic.

800

The House of Wisdom is built in Baghdad for the translation of Greek and Sanskrit mathematical works into Arabic.

810

Al-Khwarizmi wrote On the Calculation with Hindu Numerals

820

The book was responsible for spreading the Hindu-Arabic numeral system throughout the Middle East and Europe.

Al-Khwarizmi wrote "The Compendious Book on Calculation by Completion and Balancing".

820

Al-Mahani conceived the idea of reducing geometrical problems such as doubling the cube to problems in algebra.

825

Al-Khwarizmi produced the first map of the world.

830

Al-Khwarizmi wrote "Book of the description of the Earth"

833

also called "Geography"

Al-Khwarizmi invented the quandrant, the mural instrument, and the sine quandrant

849

Al-Khwarizmi Died

850

Persian mathematician al-Mahani conceives the idea of reducing geometrical problems.

850