Abu Bakr Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi (ar-Razi, Rhazes), c. 865 AD - c. 930 AD. Persian Islamic philosopher and scientist of the medieval period. His medical accomplishments, which include the first clear definition of smallpox, make him an important figure in medical history.

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Islamic Culture and the Medical Arts: Al-Razi, the Clinician
Part of an exhibit at the US National Library of Medicine. Includes images of some pages from his works.
Muslim Philosophy: Al-Razi
Article on his varied career, including bibliography.
Razi Commemoration Day
Article reviewing various aspects of his legacy.
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