Cell Theory

Tommy Whipple

Robert Hooke

When: January 1, 1653

What did he do: Robert Hooke was the first one to discover cells

Anton Van Leeuwenhoek

When: January 1,1682

What did he do: Anton Van Leeuwenhoek discovered the cells nucleus

Theodore Schwann

When: January 1,1839

What did he do: Theodore Schwann had theorized that every living thing has cells

Matthias Schleiden

When: January 1,1839

What did he do: Matthias took blame for one of the things Theodore Schwann did

Rudolf Virchow

When: January 1, 1858

What did he do: Rudolf Virchow found that cells are made from other cells


"Science of Aging"Paul House. Jan 7 2014, science-of-aging.com