Mahmud Ahmad Hamdi al-Falaki

Mahmud Ahmad Hamdi al-Falaki (1815-19 July 1885) was an Egyptian engineer, mathematician and scientist.[1] He was born in al-Hissa, Gharbia Governorate.[1]

Mahmoud Bey El-Falaki by Alexandre Quinet 1882

He was Egypt's representative at the Third International Geographical Congress and Exhibition, Venice, Italy, 1881.[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Goldschmidt, Arthur (2000), Biographical Dictionary of Modern Egypt, Lynne Rienner Publishers, p53. ISBN 1-55587-229-8
  2. ^ Report upon the Third International Geographical Congress and Exhibition at Venice, Italy, 1881, Washington, [D.C.] : Government Printing Office, 1885, p43

BibliographyEdit

  • Crozet, Pascal. 'La trajectoire d’un scientifique égyptien au xixe siècle: Mahmûd al-Falakî (1815-1885)' In: Entre réforme sociale et mouvement national: Identité et modernisation en Égypte (1882-1962) [online]. Le Caire: CEDEJ - Égypte/Soudan, 1995 (generated 29 juin 2020). Available on the Internet. ISBN 9782905838704. DOI: https://doi.org/10.4000/books.cedej.1420.
  • Stolz, Daniel A, The Lighthouse and the Observatory - Islam, Science, and Empire in Late Ottoman Egypt, Cambridge University Press. Online publication date: December 2017, Print publication year: 2018. Online ISBN 9781108164672

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