Janssen was the son of a spectacle maker named Hans Janssen, in Middleburg, Holland, and while Zacharias is credited with inventing the compound microscope, most historians surmise that his father must have played a vital role, since Zacharias was still in his teens in the 1590s.
Into the bargain, who is called the father of microscopy and why?
Hooke made the first recorded microscopic observation but Van Leeuwenhoek was the first to observe single-celled organisms like microbes. ... However, Leeuwenhoek is commonly known as "the Father of Microscopy and Microbiology", and considered to be the first microbiologist.
Beside that, who founded a microscope in 1665? Robert Hooke
In a general, who invented the microscope in 1666?
Antonie van Leeuwenhoek
Who is the first microscope?
Zacharias Janssen, credited with inventing the microscope. For millennia, the smallest thing humans could see was about as wide as a human hair. When the microscope was invented around 1590, suddenly we saw a new world of living things in our water, in our food and under our nose.