Who Discovered the Microscope?

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The very first microscope was actually a magnifying glass. It was discovered by Roger Bacon in the year of 1268. Back then it was called a burning glass because you could start a fire with it. You can find more information here: http://campus.udayton.edu/˜hume/Microscope/microscope.htm
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Early microscopes were made in Middelburg, The Netherlands in 1590 by Zacharias and Hans Jansen and Hans Lippershey.
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