Came up with the first compound microscope along with the first telescope. He was from Hague, the Netherlands.
A Dutchman that made his own version of the microscope. He discovered bacteria by looking at dental scrapings. At the time bacteria was actually called animalcules.
The person who came up with the name "cell." Looked at a piece of cork and the little rectangles reminded him of cells.
He was a botanist and studied plants under the microscope. Said that all plants were made of cells.
He finalized the decision of how cells are made up of other cells.
He was a Jewish scientist and he came up with the original idea that cells come from other cells.
He studied slides of animal cells. Found out that animals are made of cells. Also got a special nerve cell named after him. Invented rebreathers for firefighters.