Early life. Brown was born in Montrose on 21 December 1773, in a house that existed on the site where Montrose Library currently stands. He was the son of James Brown, a minister in the Scottish Episcopal Church with Jacobite convictions so strong that in 1788 he defied his church's decision to give allegiance to George III.
Robert Hooke FRS (/ h ʊ k /; 18 July 1635 [N.S. 28 July] – 3 March 1703 [N.S. 14 March]) was an English polymath active as a scientist and architect, who, using a microscope, was the first to visualize a micro-organism.
Sep 25, 2017 · The original cell theory states that the cell is the basic structural and functional unit of living organisms and all cells come from other cells. The scientists Matthias Schleiden and Theodor Schwann are credited with establishing the cell theory in 1839.