Johannes Gutenberg

Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg was a German goldsmith, inventor, printer, and publisher who introduced printing to Europe with his mechanical movable-type printing press. His work started the... Wikipedia

  • Born:  Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg, c. 1400, Mainz, Electorate of Mainz, Holy Roman Empire
  • Died:  February 3, 1468 (aged about 68), Mainz, Electorate of Mainz, Holy Roman Empire
  • Occupation:  Engraver, inventor, and printer
  • Known for:  The invention of the movable-type printing press
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