Who Invented the Light Microscope?

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The light microscope was invented by Anthony Leeuwenhoek. He is considered the father of microscopy. His interest in lenses led to the creation of microscopes that can magnify an object up to 270 times. You can find more information here: http://www.microscope-microscope.org/basic/microscope-history.htm
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