Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek: astrology, horoscope, natal chart
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| ||Born:||October 24, 1632, 4:46 AM|
|Sun: ||1°16' Scorpio||AS: ||10°14' Libra
|Moon:||17°11' Pisces||MC: ||13°27' Cancer|
|Dominants: ||Scorpio, Libra, Pisces|
Venus, Uranus, Saturn
Houses 2, 1, 6 / Water, Air / Fixed
|Numerology: ||Birthpath 1|
|Popularity: ||12,676 clicks, 1,007th man, 1,806th celebrity|
Biography of Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek
Antony or Antonie (October 24, 1632 - August 30, 1723), full name Thonius Philips van Leeuwenhoek (pronounced 'vahn Layvenhook') was a Dutch tradesman and scientist from Delft, Netherlands. He is commonly known as "the Father of Microbiology". Born the son of a basket maker, at age 16 he secured an apprenticeship with a Scottish cloth merchant in Amsterdam. He is best known for his work on the improvement of the microscope and for his contributions towards the establishment of microbiology. Using his handcrafted microscopes he was the first to observe and describe single celled organisms, which he originally referred to as animalcules, and which we now refer to as microorganisms. He was also the first to record microscopic observations of muscle fibers, bacteria, spermatozoa and blood flow...
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