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Muhammad al-Idrisi, Muslim geographer and botanist, the 16th generation direct descendant of the Prophet Muhammad ?

Abu Abd Allah Muhammad al-Idrisi al-Qurtubi al-Hasani al-Sabti, Muslim geographer, cartographer and botanist, he was born in 1099 in modern-day Cuepta (Ceuta), Spain.

Al-Idrisi procured a ball (globe) of silver weighing approximately 400 kilograms and meticulously recorded on it the seven continents with trade routes, lakes and rivers, major cities, and plains and mountains.

Regarding botany, he delved into the science of medicinal plants and wrote several books, the most popular entitled “Kitab al-Jami-li-Sifat Ashtat al-Nabatat” (The Simple Text on Medicinal Plants).

In his writings, he associated drugs available to him from Muslim scientists with those from his own research and travels, describing the names of these drugs in several languages including Berber, Persian, Hindi, Greek, Syriac, and Latin.

Muhammad al-Idrisi, Genealogy

01. Abu Abdullah Muhammad (Muhammad al-Idrisi) ibn
02. Muhammad ibn
03. Abdullah ibn
04. Idris ibn
05. Ali ibn
06. Hammud ibn
07. Maymun ibn
08. Ahmed ibn
09. Ali ibn
10. ‘Obeydullah ibn
11. ‘Omar ibn
12. Idris ibn
13. Abdullah ibn
14. Hasan al-Mu’thannā ibn
15. Sayyidina Hassan ibn
16. Sayyidatuna Fatima az-Zahra’ bint
17. Sayyidina Muhammad (The Prophet)

Reference :
1. imgrum.net
2. pinterest.com
3. Hasan ibn Ali (wikipedia)
4. Al Idrisi (unhas.ac.id)
5. Muhammad al Idrisi (wikipedia)
6. The History of the Mohammedan Dynasties in Spain