The History Of The Cell Theory

Events

When the microscope was invented

1590

The first compound microscope was made by Zacharis Janssen and his father.

Compound Microscope

1660

Robert Hooke invented a microscope that included oil lighting.

The Simple Microscope Was Invented

1674

The simple microscope was invented by Anton Van Leeuwenhoek used by only one lens.

The Theory All Plants Are Composed Of Cells Was Discovered

1838

Matthias Schlieden discovered one of the theories all living things are composed of cells.

The Theory All Animals Are Composed Of Cells Was Discovered

1839

Theodor Schwan came up with the theory all living things are composed of cells.

The Theory All Come From Cells Was Discovered

1855

Rudolph Virchow discovered a cell theory all cells come from preexisting cells.