Glossary of Printing Terms:
Gutenberg (1397-1468)

Born Johann Gensfleisch, son of Mainz patrician Friele Gensfleisch zur Laden, inventor of “printing with moving letters” or letterpress printing in either Mainz or Strasbourg.

His invention was based on cast type, a corresponding manual casting instrument, a suitable metal alloy and a printing press.

Gutenberg’s invention, which is today considered the trigger for one of the greatest revolutions in human history, spread throughout the world within a matter of years.

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