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Gutenberg, Johannes

Line breaks: Jo|han¦nes Guten|berg
Pronunciation: /ˈɡuːt(ə)nbəːɡ
 
, ˈɡuːtnbɛrk/

Definition of Gutenberg, Johannes in English:

( Circa 1400–68), German printer. He was the first in the West to print using movable type and was the first to use a press. By circa 1455 he had produced what later became known as the Gutenberg Bible.

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