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Johann Gutenberg

(c. 1400—1468) German printer

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Gutenberg, Johann

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World Encyclopedia

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credited with the invention of printing from movable metallic type. He experimented with printing in Mainz, Germany, in the 1430s. ...

Gutenberg, Johannes

Gutenberg, Johannes (c.1400–1468)   Reference library

Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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(c.1400–1468) ...

Johannes Gensfleisch called Gutenberg was the first to respond, by dedicating his existence to working out

Gutenberg, Johannes

Gutenberg, Johannes (c.1398–1468)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to German Literature (3 ed.)

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(Mainz, c.1398–1468, Mainz), ...

whose name derives, not from his father Friele Gensfleisch, but from his father's residence,

Gutenberg, Johannes Gensfleisch zum

Gutenberg, Johannes Gensfleisch zum (1396)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Bible

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(ca. 1396–ca. 1468). German printer and inventor of movable type. ...

Gutenberg was born in Mainz and trained as

Gutenberg, Johann

Gutenberg, Johann (c.1400–1468)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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From a patrician family in Mainz, Gutenberg possibly studied at the University of Erfurt. In the 1430s and 1440s, ...

Gutenberg, Johann

Gutenberg, Johann (1394)   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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(c.1394/9–1468), ...

Inventor of printing, born in Mainz, the son of Friele Gensfleisch;

Gutenberg, Johannes

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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(c. 1400–1468), German inventor. ...

Gutenberg is one of the most recognized names in the world. However, almost nothing is

Gutenberg, Johannes (Johann Gensfleisch)

Gutenberg, Johannes (Johann Gensfleisch) (c.1400–68)   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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His name derives from the family house, the Gutenberg. He is credited with inventing movable-type *printing by combining *metal ...

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