History of the cell teory


Hans and Zacharias Janssen


The janssen's were known for the first people to create the microscope and the telescope

found out about cells while looking in a cork

Robert hooke

1663 - 1665

discovered the cell

named them after a monks living space

Anton van leeuwenhoek

1674 - 1683

Ended up making his own microscope

first to see and describe a cell

Theodor schwann

1837 - 1839

Found out everything had cells

started the cell theory

Matthias Schleiden


found out all plants had cells in them
found out the importance of a lot of the parts in a cell

Rudolph Virchow


suggested that all cells come from preexisting cells

stated not all plants are made up of cells