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...Ulugh Beg (1393 or 4-1449) was a grandson of Tamurlane and Viceroy of Samarkand. In Samarkand he established an academy and observatory which attracted many astronomers, including al-Rumi, and mathematicians like al-Kashi, supporting work...
...1. First edition of Ulugh Beg's work on chronology. Ulugh Beg which means 'great prince', was a title that replaced his original name, Muhammad Taraay. He was raised at the court of his grandfather, Tamerlane, and from 1409 was the ruler...