Ibn Khaldun: Father of Sociology

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Ibn Khaldun (محمد بن خلدون) Father of Sociology. Author of the Muqadima and father of modern sociology.

Abd al-Rahman ibn Muhammad ibn Khaldun (May 27, 1332 AD/732 AH -- March 19, 1406 AD/808 AH) was a famous Muslim polymath: an historian, historiographer, demographer, economist, philosopher, political theorist, sociologist and statesman whose treatise, the "Muqaddima", in which he pioneered a general sociological theory of history, shows him as one of the most original thinkers of the Middle Ages. Abd al-Rahman Ibn Mohammad is generally known as Ibn Khaldun after a remote ancestor. He is considered the father of demography, cultural history, historiography, the philosophy of history, sociology, and the social sciences, and is viewed as one of the forerunners of modern economics.

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