Johann Nathanael Lieberkühn 1711 - 1756

occupation:
Anatomist,
Physician,
Physicist
Nationality:
German
born in:
Germany

Most widely known for development of the solar microscope, studies of the intestine, and invention of a reflector for improving microscopic viewing of opaque specimens. He was also a member of the mathematics department at the Berlin Academy of Sciences and created a lens that enhanced the use of early portable microscopes for botanical fieldwork.