|Statue of Ibn Khaldun in Tunis|
Who's Ibn Khaldun ???
Wali Al-Din ‘Abd Ar-rahman Ibn Muhammad Ibn Muhammad Ibn Abi Bakr Muhammad Ibn Al-Hasan Ibn Khaldun
Born – may 27, 1332 : Tunis
Death – march 17, 1406 : Cairo
THE GREATEST ARAB HISTORIAN – developed one of the earliest non-religious philosopies of history, contained in his masterpiece : the Muqaddimah (introduction to history).
Also wrote a definitive history of Muslim North Africa, in Kitab al-’ibar.
He spent four years, ‘’free from all preoccupations’’, & wrote his massive masterpiece the Muqaddimah
(An Introduction of History).
Including - universal HISTORY, Philosophy of HISTORY, Social sciences of Sociology, Demography, Historiography, Cultural HISTORY and Economics
Also deals with Islamic Theology and Political theory