Johannes Gutenberg

Johannes Gutenberg sIn existographies, Johannes Gutenberg (1398-1468) (IQ:150|#696) (Cattell 1000:231) [RGM:34|1,500+] (Gottlieb 1000:1) (Hart 100:3) (CR:4) was a German blacksmith, goldsmith, and engraver; noted for his c.1450 invention of the movable type printing press.

Overview
In c.1450, Gutenberg invented the printing press.

In 1450, Gutenberg printed 180 copies of the Gutenberg Bible. (Ѻ)

In 1456, Gutenberg, owing to lawsuits, and printing costs, was effectively bankrupt.

In 1480, there were 110 printers in Europe, mostly in Italy and German. [1]

References
1. Repcheck, Jack. (2007). Copernicus' Secret: How the Scientific Revolution Began (pg. 128). Simon & Schuster.

External links
Johannes Gutenberg – Wikipedia.

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