Cells throughout history

By heidy08
  • Zacharias Jensen

    Zacharias Janssen built the first micro scope
  • Robert Hooke

    Robert Hooke discovered cells while looking at a slice of cork
  • Francisco Redi

    Francisco Redi proved that maggots don’t come from spoiled meat, but from fly eggs
  • Anton Van Leuwenhoek

    Anton van Leuwenhoek discovered that cells are also found in animals, and discovered single celled organisms
  • Louis Pasteur

    Louis Pasteur disproved many ideas of the spontaneous generation, most famous being rats don’t come from clothes and corn
  • Matthias Schleleiden

    Matthias Schleleiden proved that all plant parts are made of cells
  • Theodore Schwann

    Theodore Schwann stated that all animal tissues are made up of cells
  • Rudolf Virchow

    Rudolf Virchow stated that all cells form from pre existing cells