Birth and location
The person who introduced printing to Europe .
He started the Printing revolution in Europe. Born in Mainz Germany in 1400 CE. Guten berg was know as Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg .
Without him we would have mass printing books .His invention of printing allowed books for the masses. In olden times selected people got access to Education even if they wanted to.
According To Gutenberg he got the idea from a ‘ray of light‘.
Not much is known about his early childhood. In words of Jonathan Lienhard,
Birth Of Gutenberg
Involved in a Production project.
A project on printing machine.
He borrowed sum of large money from Fust.
printing press in operation.
press was in operation at this time.
Guten Berg Bible printed
First Part of the Bible printed
Supposed to have died in February ,1468 in Mainz ,Germany.
Gutenberg had few roles .
He fought court case with Fust though lost it.
Gutenberg Museum in Mainz ,Germany.
A short time line of Printing in history.
Samarkand (Uzbekistan)introduces paper-making.
Muslims introduce Papermaking
The North Africans introduced this art of paper making in the 100’s to Spain and eventually reached Europe.
Moveable type -China
The movable type was invented in China by Bi Sheng . It was made of amalgam of clay and glue.
Gutenberg used metal instead of woods. The first book was printed by this machine.
One of the Prominent businessman of British India and Pakistan. Originally from Gujrat made his fortune in Burma. Known for his various contributions.