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Name :Ibn Muqlah Abu Ali Muhammad Ibn Ali
Period :886 - 940
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.
 (Compiler : M. Nauman Khan / Ghulam Mohiuddin)


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