The Cell Theory

Events

zacharias janssen

1590

Inventing the first truly compound microscope.

Robert Hooke

1660

Robert created a newer version of the first microscope. He created the second microscope.

Anton Van Leewehoek

1674

Anton van Leeuwenhoek was the first scientist to closely observe cells under a microscope

Theodor schwann

1838

Theodor also helped with the cell theory. He said all animals are made of cells.

Mathias Shleiden

1838

Shleiden help developed the cell theory. He said all plants are made of cells.

Rudolph virchow

1855

He helped determine the states of the cell theory. Which are, all living things are composed of cells, cells are the basic units of structure and function in living things, all cells are produced from other cells. He came up with the last cell theory