Al-Khwarizmi was a Muslim mathematician who lived in the 7th century. He is best known for his work on algebra and geometry. Al-Khwarizmi’s work played a key role in the development of mathematics in the Islamic world. He also wrote texts on astronomy and astrology. Al-Khwarizmi’s work was later translated into Latin and other European languages, and his ideas had a major impact on the development of mathematics in Europe.

Al-Khwarizmi was also a historian and a scholar of Islamic law. He wrote several books on the history of Islam and the Prophet Muhammad. Al-Khwarizmi’s work helped to spread Islamic learning in the West.

Al-Khwarizmi taught at the House of Wisdom, a library and academy in Baghdad. He also served as a court astronomer and mathematician for the Abbasid Caliphate. Al-Khwarizmi died in Baghdad in 850.