Johannes Gutenberg was the man who introduced "Printing" to Europe. He started the "Printing Movement" upon his introduction to movable type printing and is widely known to be the most important invention in the second millennium.   His many inventions include the invention of a process for mass-producing movable type, the use of oil-based ink for printing books, adjustable molds, mechanical movable type, etc.

Johannes Gutenberg was the man who introduced "Printing" to Europe. He started the "Printing Movement" upon his introduction to movable type printing and is widely known to be the most important invention in the second millennium. His many inventions include the invention of a process for mass-producing movable type, the use of oil-based ink for printing books, adjustable molds, mechanical movable type, etc.

image of page from the Gutenberg Bible. The Gutenberg Bible was the first major work printed using moveable type.

image of page from the Gutenberg Bible. The Gutenberg Bible was the first major work printed using moveable type.

Johannes Gutenberg 1398 – 1468) was a German blacksmith, goldsmith, printer, and publisher who introduced printing to Europe. His mechanical printing press and techniques revolutionized printing and made a large contribution to the Reformation, the Renaissance and the Scientific Revolution.

Johannes Gutenberg 1398 – 1468) was a German blacksmith, goldsmith, printer, and publisher who introduced printing to Europe. His mechanical printing press and techniques revolutionized printing and made a large contribution to the Reformation, the Renaissance and the Scientific Revolution.

Johann Gutenberg (1398-1468): scam artist, grifter, forger, debtor, tinkerer, inventor of the printing press.

Johann Gutenberg (1398-1468): scam artist, grifter, forger, debtor, tinkerer, inventor of the printing press.

Johannes Gutenberg - orn	c. 1398  Mainz, Electorate of Mainz  Died	February 3, 1468 (aged 70)  Mainz, Electorate of Mainz  Cause of death	Natural Causes  Nationality	German  Occupation	Engraver, Inventor, and Printer  Religion	Catholic  Spouse	Else Wirick zum Gutenburg

Johannes Gutenberg - orn c. 1398 Mainz, Electorate of Mainz Died February 3, 1468 (aged 70) Mainz, Electorate of Mainz Cause of death Natural Causes Nationality German Occupation Engraver, Inventor, and Printer Religion Catholic Spouse Else Wirick zum Gutenburg

Johannes Gutenberg - inventor of the printing press in 1436 which made books affordable

Johannes Gutenberg - inventor of the printing press in 1436 which made books affordable

Johannes Gutenberg.  (c. 1398 – 3 de febrero de 1468) fue un orfebre alemán, inventor de la imprenta de tipos móviles moderna (hacia 1450). Su mejor trabajo fue la Biblia de 42 líneas.

Johannes Gutenberg. (c. 1398 – 3 de febrero de 1468) fue un orfebre alemán, inventor de la imprenta de tipos móviles moderna (hacia 1450). Su mejor trabajo fue la Biblia de 42 líneas.

Medieval pop-up book This book was printed in 1482, when printing was just invented - by Johannes Gutenberg, c. 1455. It is remarkable what ...

Medieval pop-up book This book was printed in 1482, when printing was just invented - by Johannes Gutenberg, c. 1455. It is remarkable what ...

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