Cell Theroy Timeline

Events

Zachanas Janssen

1590

He was associated with the invention of the first optical microscope.

Antony Van Leeuwenhoek

1632

Antony was a unlikely scientist. He made big discovery's in the history of biology. He started his research and built off of the microscope during this time period.

Robert Hooke

1665

Robert discovered the cells in cork from a piece of a tree

Matthias Schleiden

1804

He was the founder of the cell theory.

Rudolph Virchow

1821

He is credited for many discoveries that made a big impact on the cell theory. He was mostly known for his scientific contribute in his cell theory.

Theodor Schwann

1838

He was a German physiologist. Theodor contributions to biology include the development of the cell theory.