Anton van Leeuwenhoek

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Dutch pioneer microscopist who was among the first to recognize cells in animals and who gave the first accurate descriptions of microbes and spermatozoa and blood corpuscles (1632-1723)

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Antonie van Leeuwenhoek (1632-1723) and Johannes Vermeer.
Francis Bacon had died the year before, and Robert Hooke and Antonie van Leeuwenhoek would be born a few years later.
Desde que Antonie van Leeuwenhoek observo por primera vez una serie de microorganismos con un microscopio hecho a mano por el mismo, el mundo microbiano no deja de sorprendernos.
In 1677 the Dutch scientist Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, using the newly invented microscope, discovered spermatozoa.