The history of cell theory


zacharias janssen

1585 - 1632

Zacharias made the first microscope

Robert Hooke

1663 - 1665

he discovered the cell. He examined very thin slices of cork and saw a multitude of tiny pores that he remarked looked like small rooms

Anton Van Leeuwenhoek

1674 - 1683

He made glass lenses of diffident sizes for the microscope. he was also the first to see and describe bacteria.

Theodor Schwann

1837 - 1839

He proved that all plants are made of cells with the help of other researchers

Rudolph virchow


He said that cells come from alroven wrongeady existing cells witch later on was pr

Matthias Schleiden


he said that the different parts of the plant organism are made up of cells.