Cell Theory Timeline

Timeline created by Addie1
  • 330

    Aristotle

    Aristotle invented the field of formal logic around 330 B.C
  • Zacharius Jansen

    Zacharius Jansen
    Jansen invented the compund microscope that observing cells for the cell theory.
  • Jan Baptist van Helmont

    Jan Baptist van Helmont discovered photosynthesis in the 1600's
  • Robert Hooke

    Robert Hooke
    Hooke discoverd plant cells and also name them.
  • Anton van Leeuwenhoek

    He invented a microscope that contained lenses that could magnify objects 300 or 270.
  • Lorenz Oken

    He elaborated Wolfgang von Goethe’s theory that the vertebrate skull formed gradually from the fusion of vertebrae.
  • Robert Brown

    Brown discoverd the nucleus of a cell and created the Brownian Motion.
  • Theodore Schwann

    Theodore Schwann developed the cell theory to animals and discovered all tissues are made of cells.
  • Matthias Schleiden

    Schleiden was a co-founder of cell theory. He defined the cell as the basic unit of plant structure, and a year later Schwann defined the cell as the basic unit of animal structure.
  • Albrecht von Roelliker

    He discovered through the help of powerful microscopes that the sperm and egg were composed of cells and that humans are formed of cells from beginning to end.
  • Rudolf Virchow

    Virchow discoverd cells originated from cells.
  • Louis Pasteur

    Pasteur invented pasteuriztion.