Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Zacharias Janssen

No description
by

Lilly Barlow

on 27 February 2014

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Zacharias Janssen

Zacharias Janssen
Zacharias Janssen
Zacharias was a scientist in the 1500s who invented the telescope.
Early Life / Young Adult
He was born in Middelburg, the Netherlands in 1588, He came from a family that made lenses. His father was Hans Janssen
Middle Life
Although the origin of the microscope is a matter still uncertain, is regarded as the inventor of the compound microscope (with two lenses), perhaps with the help of his father in 1595.
Late Life
Died in that city in 1638. In Amsterdam

Birth Date
Middleburg, the Netherlands in 1588
Employment
Spectacle-maker (sometimes counterfeiter). He was known as a "street seller" who was constantly in trouble with the local authorities.
Marriage/Marriages
Zacharias Jenssan was first married to Catharina de Haene. soon after her death he married Anna Couget. i dont think so. If you want to be sure just get a modern world history book and read up on him.
Country of Origin
Netherlands
Parents names and Occupations
His parents were Hans Martens (who may have had the occupation of a peddler, and Maeyken Meertens, both probably from Antwerp, Belgium.
Brothers and Sisters
He grew up with his sister Sara in Middelburg, at the time the second most important city of the Netherlands.
Religions
Zacharias did not really follow any religion
Languages Spoken
Dutch and English
What he invented
Microscope, and Telescope
Illegal Activities
Zacharias counterfieted several times and almost got hanged but he did bercause his father found to be an accessory it turned out better for Janssen. Thanks to this, the process was delayed to such an extent that Janssen was able to flee yet another time. Eventually, the case was dismissed. Janssen returned to Middleburg in 1621.

Died
Died at age 53 in 1632
Full transcript