Born: 721? AD
Died: 815? AD.
721 BC - Born in Tus, Khorasan, in Iran, then under the rule of the Umayyad Caliphate.
- He began his career practising medicine, under the patronage of the Barmakid Vizir of Caliph Haroun al-Rashid.
776 BC - He was engaged in alchemy in Kufa.
803 BC - Jabir was placed under house arrest in Kufa.
- Jabir became an alchemist at the court of Caliph Harun al-Rashid, for whom he wrote the Kitab al-Zuhra.
815 BC - Geber died.
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