Antony Van Leeuwenhoek created the microscope. He was born in Delft on 24 October 1632. He made the microscope, and was surprised to see tiny organisms (first bacteria viewed by man.
This is important, because he was able to know that there is more life to things. His invention got copied to confirm the creation, and people were stunned to see that there is tiny life, and that there is life in more things
He became the father of microbiology, and studied crystals and wood, and found microscopic nematodes and made over 500 hundred microscopes for different purposes.