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    طوس ، توس

    A city in Khorasan which was destroyed many times, known as the birthplace of Ferdowsi. Some other notable residents of Toos include: Jābir ibn Hayyān, Asadi Tusi, Nizam al-Mulk, Al-Ghazali, Nasir al-Din al-Tusi and the prominent Shia Twelver scholar Abu Ja'far al-Tusi.On his way to suppress the unrest in Khorasan, the Abbasid Caliph Harun Al-Rashid fell ill and died in Toos in 808.The city was entirely destroyed by Chengiz Khan, during his infamous Mongol conquest (1220-1259). (Wikipedia) - Toos
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    For the place in Iran, see Tous, Iran.

    Toos is a former municipality in the canton of Thurgau, Switzerland.

    In 1964 it was merged into Schönholzerswilen in the district of Münchwilen.

    Coordinates: 47°31′8″N 9°6′25″E / 47.51889°N 9.10694°E / 47.51889; 9.10694

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