Ibn Khaldun

Ibn Khaldun was born in Tunis in 1332 and died in Cairo in 1406. He is considered the greatest Arab thinker of the Maghreb and recognized as the founder of sociological science. Philosopher, physician, profound connoisseur of the Koran and the Bible, he held state offices in Granada and North Africa. He left behind fundamental works such as Muqaddimah, an introduction to universal history, the Book of Examples and Autobiography.