Evidence for Cell Theory

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1590
The Dutch optician Zacharias Jansen invents the compound microscope.
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1665
Englishman Robert Hooke studies cork with a compound microscope. Named the structures 'Cells'
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1675
Antonie van Leeuwenhoek saw first living cells, describing them as animacules
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1838
Mathias Schleiden- German,suggests that all plants are made of cells
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1839
Theodor Schwann- German, suggests that all animals are also made up of cells
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So far, scientists have been unable to find a living unit smaller than cells
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