Gutenberg, Johannes


Basic data

  1. Between January 1, 1394 and December 31, 1399 in Mainz
  2. February 3, 1468 in Mainz
  3. Buchdrucker
  4. Mainz


(Source: Wikimedia)
Gutenberg in a 16th-century copper engraving (Source: Wikimedia)
Early wooden printing press, depicted in 1568. Such presses could produce up to 240 impressions per hour.[24] (Source: Wikimedia)
Anonymous portrait of Gutenberg dated 1440, Gutenberg Museum (Source: Wikimedia)
Gutenberg Bible, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. (Source: Wikimedia)
Movable metal type, and composing stick, descended from Gutenberg's press. (Source: Wikimedia)
Martin Luther's 95 Theses which sparked off the Reformation in a print edition from 1522. Within the span of only two years, Luther's tracts were distributed in 300,000 printed copies throughout Germany and Europe.[34] (Source: Wikimedia)
European output of books printed with movable types from Gutenberg to 1800[35] (Source: Wikimedia)
"Modern Book Printing" − a Berlin sculpture commemorating its inventor Gutenberg (Source: Wikimedia)
Page-setting room – c. 1920 (Source: Wikimedia)
Mainz, 1840 Gutenberg Denkmal on the medal for Gutenberg's Printing Press 400th anniversary, obverse. (Source: Wikimedia)
The reverse of this medal. (Source: Wikimedia)
A Gutenberg press replica at the Featherbed Alley Printshop Museum, in Bermuda (Source: Wikimedia)
United States Postal Service stamp issued in 1952 commemorating the 500th anniversary of Gutenberg's first printed Bible (Source: Wikimedia)
Bildnis des Iean Gvttemberg, Nicolas de Larmessin - 1682 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Johannes Gutenberg, 1839/1865 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Johannes Guttenberg, W. Creuzbauer - um 1830 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Johannes Guttemberg, Louis Etienne Guémied - 1840/1870 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Johannes Gutenberg, 1839/1855 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Johannes Guttenberg, Kneisel, August - 1830/1835 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Johann Gensfleisch zum Gutenberg, Gustav Georg Lange - 1827/1875 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Iohannes Gvttenberg, Kilian, Wolfgang Philipp (zugeschrieben) - 1726/1742 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Ioh. Gvtemberg, 1698 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Johannes Guttenberg, 1801/1850 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Dargestellter: Johannes Gutenberg Künstler: keine Angabe (Quelle: Trierer Porträtdatenbank)
Gutenberg, Johannes (Quelle: Münchner Stadtmuseum)

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