Omar Khayyam

Omar Khayyam

Born: May 18, 1048

Died: December 4, 1131

Nationality: Iranian

Occupation: Poet

Biography: Ghiyāth ad-Din Abu'l-Fat'h 'Umar ibn Ibrāhīm al-Khayyām Nīshāpūrī was a Persian polymath: philosopher, mathematician, astronomer and poet. He also wrote treatises on mechanics, geography, mineralogy, music, climatology and Islamic theology.

Source/Notes: Edward FitzGerald, Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám: A Critical Edition (1997 edition), University of Virginia Press - ISBN: 9780813916897

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