Creator of some of the earliest microscopes, through which he first discovered bacteria and cells. He was the first scientist ever to record microscopic observations of muscle fibers, bacteria, spermatozoa, and blood flow in capillaries.
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|FULL NAME:||Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek|
|BIRTH DATE:||October 24, 1632|
|AGE:||387 years old|
Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek is a Person. He grew up in Delft in the Dutch Republic. Through glassmaking he discovered a process by which he could make small glass spheres that greatly magnified light.
DID YOU KNOW He dutifully recorded everything he saw through his microscopes, presenting his findings to the Royal Society of London.
FACT His microscopes came almost four decades before Robert Hooke ‘s first compound ones.
Currently, Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek is 387 years old. He will celebrate his 388th birthday on a Sunday, October 24th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek’s zodiac sign is Scorpio. According to astrologers, Scorpio’s life pursuit is to survive against all opposition and a secret desire is to triumph. People of this zodiac sign like truth, facts, being right, longtime friends, teasing, a grand passion and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are: resourceful, brave, passionate, stubborn, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.
Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek was born in the Year of the Monkey. People born in the year of the monkey love to make people laugh. They’re generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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