The Cell Theory

Events

Zacharias Janssen

1595

Made the first microscope and telescope

Issac Newton

1600 - 1609

Destroyed a lot of Robert Hooke's work, unfortunately

Robert Hooke

1655

Made up the term "The Cell"

Anton van Leeuwenhoek

1670

Discovered bacteria

Matthias Schleiden

1838

Discovered that plants are made of cells

Theodor Schwann

1839

Discovered that animals are made of cells

Rudolph Virchow

1855

Stated that cells come from other living cells