Fatima al-Fihriya (ninth century)

1001 Inventions

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Fatima al-Fihriya
(ninth century); nicknamed Um al-Banin or "the mother of children"; Fez (Fes), Morocco; art and building patron, founder of Al-Qarawiyin Mosque, Fez, which became the oldest university in existence.


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