Definition of Johannes Gutenberg

1. Noun. German printer who was the first in Europe to print using movable type and the first to use a press (1400-1468).

Exact synonyms: Gutenberg, Johann Gutenberg
Generic synonyms: Pressman, Printer

Lexicographical Neighbors of Johannes Gutenberg

Johann Ludwig Uhland
Johann Mendel
Johann Muller
Johann Sebastian Bach
Johann Strauss
Johann Winckelmann
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Johannes Brahms
Johannes Diderik van der Waals
Johannes Eckhart
Johannes Evangelista Purkinje
Johannes Gutenberg (current term)
Johannes Kepler
Johannes Peter Muller
Johannes Vilhelm Jensen
Johannes van der Waals
Johannison block
Johansson block
Johansson blocks
Johansson gauge

Literary usage of Johannes Gutenberg

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Introduction to the Study of Bibliography: To which is Prefixed A Memoir by Thomas Hartwell Horne (1814)
"74—77, notes. la the different documents above referred to, John Gutenberg is variously called Johannes Gutenberg;—Johannes de Moguntia, dictus Gutenberg ..."

2. Early Typography by William Skeen (1872)
"In addition to the above-mentioned estate, the family * Variously named in contemporary documents. Johannes Gutenberg; Johannes de Moguntia, ..."

3. The World Book: Organized Knowledge in Story and Picture edited by Michael Vincent O'Shea, Ellsworth D. Foster, George Herbert Locke (1918)
"... all printing had been done with solid blocks upon which words were engraved. The inventor's name Johannes Gutenberg originally was JOHANN HENNE ..."

4. Titles of the First Books from the Earliest Presses Established in Different by Rush Christopher Hawkins (1884)
"This statement points in the direction of Johannes Gutenberg and Johannes Faust. Those were the only two of that name who have ever been mentioned in ..."

5. Gutenberg: was He the Inventor of Printing?: An Historical Investigation by Jan Hendrik Hessels (1882)
"... (later on Johannes Gutenberg), both living at Strassburg, remain surety before the judge of the Strassburg cury, for 100 guilders (about 400 fr. ..."

6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... of wood and afterward of lead and tin; but no printed works of his can be identified. The claims of Johannes Gutenberg (qv) to this invention are now ..."

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