What does johann gutenberg mean?

johann gutenberg meaning in General Dictionary

German printer who had been the initial in European countries to print utilizing movable kind and the very first to make use of a press (1400-1468)

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The citizens espoused the cause of Diether, but their city was captured by Adolph; it was then deprived of its privileges and was made subject to the archbishop. Many of the inhabitants were driven into exile, and these carried into other lands a knowledge of the art of printing, which had been invented at Mainz by Johann Gutenberg in 1450.

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