Contributions to Cell theory

Events

Zachdrias Jasen

1590

Zachdrias Jasen produced the first compound microscope

Robert Hooke

1663

Robert Hooke was the first to discover cells and was known for coining the word "cells"

Anton Van Leeuwenhoek

1674

Anton Van Leeuwenhoek was the first person to see micro-organisms, including bacteria as well as blood flow in capillaries.

Louis Pastuer

1822 - 1895

Louis Pastuer discovered the principles of vaccination, microbial fermentation and pasteurization. He is remembered for his remarkable breakthroughs in the causes and prevention of diseases, and his discoveries have saved many lives ever since

Matthias Jakob Schleiden

1838

Matthias Schleiden had made a discovery showing the plants have cells

Theodor Schwann

1839

Theodor Schwann made the discovery and study of pepsin, the discovery of the organic nature of yeast, and the invention of the term metabolism. He even realized that all animals have cells

Rudolf Virchow

1855

Rudolf Virchow came to the conclusion that all cells came form other cells the might be died or alive