Leeuwenhoek, Anton van (16321673)

Leeuwenhoek, Anton van, an early microscopist, born at Delft; the instrument he used was of his own construction, but it was the means of his arriving at important discoveries, one of the most so that of capillary circulation; stoutly opposed the theory of spontaneous generation (16321673).

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Leeds, Thomas Osborne, Duke of * Lefort, François Jacob
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Leeuwenhoek, Anton van
Lefort, François Jacob
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