Welcome to the Taqi al-Din website.

This website is dedicated to the celebrated 16th century scholar Taqi al-Din ibn Ma’ruf (d. 1585), one of the last all round scholars of the pre-modern Islamic civilization.

On this website you can find information about his biography, his works, surviving manuscripts, studies on Taqi al-Din and online resources.



About Me

My name is Hüseyin Sen.  Born and raised in the Netherlands, Turkish by origin. I have a Bsc. degree in Aerospace Engineering and a Msc. in History and Philosophy of Science. I am currently a Phd student at the University of Utrecht. My dissertation is on the life, work and achievements of Taqi al-Din ibn Ma’ruf (d. 1585), to whom this website is dedicated.