Full Name: Abu Ali al-Husayn ibn Abd Allah ibn Sina, also known as Ibn Sina
Hometown: Afshana, Persia
Fave Subjects: Minds and Bodies, The Universe, Math and Science, Medicine, Engineering, Poetry
- could out-think his teachers by age 14
- also a well-known doctor by the age of 16, and also a teacher
- wrote almost 100 important documents
- his books about medicine were used at European universities for seven centuries
If you couldn’t use any of your senses, would you still be yourself?
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