Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek

Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek bio

Birth Name: Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek

Occupation: Person

Place Of Birth: Delft

Date Of Birth: October 24, 1632

Date Of Death: August 26, 1723

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: British

Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek was born on the 24th of October, 1632. He was famous for being a Person. 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.

Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek was born in Delft. Through glassmaking he discovered a process by which he could make small glass spheres that greatly magnified light. He dutifully recorded everything he saw through his microscopes, presenting his findings to the Royal Society of London.

Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek was born in 1630s.

Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek’s parents.

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Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek was born in the Year of the Monkey.

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REAL NAME: Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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