History of Cell Theory. G.Burgess Updated 2010. History of the Microscope. First invented; 1590, Hans and Zacharias Janssen (originally 3X to 9X), Dutch eye glass makers
1857: Kolliker, described the mitochondria
1869: Miescher isolated DNA for the first time.
1879: Flemming described chromosome behavior during mitosis.
1898: Golgi described the golgi apparatus.
1953: Crick, Wilkins and Watson proposed structure of DNA double-helix.