|Biographical detail : ||Calligrapher.
One of the most celebrated calligrapher of the Abbasid age during 950-1258. He replaced the angular Kufi style by inventing Naskhi – script that is rounded and curved. This style was mostly used for copying the Qur’an.
Ibn Muqlah was born in Baghdad. He was a Wazir for three times, but was sentenced to life imprisonment due to political intrigues and died in prison.