Quotes by Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

About Antonie van Leeuwenhoek:

Antonie Philips van Leeuwenhoek is commonly known as "the Father of Microbiology", and considered to be the first microbiologist. He is best known for his work on the improvement of the microscope and for his contributions towards the establishment of microbiology.

Author Bio

  • NameAntonie van Leeuwenhoek
  • DescriptionDutch tradesman and scientist
  • BornOctober 24, 1632
  • DiedAugust 26, 1723
  • CountryNetherlands
  • ProfessionBiologist; Scientist; Inventor
  • AwardsFellow Of The Royal Society