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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Zaccharias Janssen and his son Hans, two Dutch spectacle makers, invented the fore runner of the microscope in 1590 while experimenting with several lenses they had place in a tube.
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The light microscope was invented around the 1590s by Zaccharias Janssen and his son Hans. It was later improved in 1609 by Galileo.
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Robert Hooke, an Englishman is sometimes called the "English Father of
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Leeuwenhoek did not invent the microscope. He, however, used it to great advantage. He was the first to see bacteria, and thus is considered the father of microbiology. Janssen is
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