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Caption: Johannes Gutenberg (1398-1468), German printer. Montage of images of the life and work of Gutenberg, showing him inspecting the first proof sheet of his Bible printed in the 1450s from movable type. Gutenberg introduced modern book printing. His invention of mechanical movable type for printing started the Printing Revolution and is widely regarded as being among most important events of the modern period.

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Johannes Gutenberg, German printer

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