Anton van Leeuwenhoek Describes Cells for the First Time.
Anton van Leeuwenhoek uses a simple microscope with only one lens to look at blood, insects and many other objects. He was first to describe cells and bacteria, seen through his very small microscopes with, for his time, extremely good lenses.
Anton van Leeuwenhoek Observes Pond Scum Under a Microscope.
Antonie van Leeuwenhoek Observes Living Cells.
He does this in the form of algae and protists and sperm.
Anton van Leeuwenhoek Discovers Bacteria
He does this by analyzing a sample of saliva and plaque he took from his, his wife's, daughter's, and another man's mouth.
Matthias Shleiden's Contributions
Matthias Shleiden Develops Cell Theory Along With Theordor Schwan.
Matthias Shleiden Discovers That Plants Are Made Up of Cells.
Matthias Shleiden Writes “Contributions to Phytogenesis”.
He stated that the different parts of plants are all made up of cells or derivatives of cells.
Theordor Schwan's Contributions
Theordor Schwan Develops Cell Theory Along With Matthias Shleiden.
Theordor Schwan Discovers That Animals Are Made of Cells.
Rudolph Virchow's Contributions
Rudolph Virchow States That All Cells Come From Other Cells