Who Invented the Compound Microscope?

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The compound microscope was invented by Robert Hooke and Jan Swammerdam. Robert is from England and Jan is from the Netherlands. The compound microscope was invented around 1595. You can find more information here: http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/history/leeuwenhoek.html
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Zacharias Janssen and his son Johannes (Hans) spectacle makers in Holland, are usually credited with inventing the first compound microscope in about 1595. (Hans Lippershey a spectacle
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Two Dutch spectacle makers, Zaccharias Janssen and his father Hans invented the
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The 1st compound microscope was said to be invented in 1590 by Zaccharias & Hans Janssen.
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Zacharias Janssen actually invented the compound microscope in 1595. Galileo made a compound microscope out of a telescope by 1610.
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