Abstact: This article provides a short informative history of Nasir al-Din Tusi's life, education and works. Nasir al-Din al-Tusi's contribution to the post-13th century intellectual history of Islam is monumental, and many of his works became the standard in a variety of disciplines up to modern times. In particular, this article focuses on Tusi's work in the field of Astronomy and his influence on the subsequent history of this area of the sciences.