IV. A brief history of Microbiology:
A. What was the first Observations about?
-> the development of the Microscope.
+ Antony Van Leeuwenhoek is considered the father of microscopy (simple: microscope), bacteriology, and protozoology.
+ Microscope developed provided up to 300 times magnification, to observe microbes (or animalcules) in rainwater, in liquid in which peppercorns had soaked, and in material scraped from his teeth.