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What was Anton Van Leeuwenhoek famous for?


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August 21, 2014 10:17PM

Antonie Philips van Leeuwenhoek was a Dutch scientist. He is considered the 'Father of Microbiology', because he was the one who perfected the microscope, being able to be the first one to observe single-celled organisms, such as spermatozoa and bacteria. The world knew about his work through the letters he wrote to the Royal Society.