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 (go͞ot′n-bûrg′), Johann or Johannes 1400?-1468?
German printer whose Bible (c. 1455), produced by means of movable type, transformed European society by demonstrating the advantages of the printed word in making information available to large numbers of people.
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(ˈɡuːtənˌbɜːɡ; German ˈɡuːtənbɛrk)
(Biography) Johann (joˈhan), original name Johannes Gensfleisch. ?1398–1468, German printer; inventor of printing by movable type
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(ˈgut nˌbɜrg)

Johannes, (Johann Gensfleisch), c1400–68, German printer: first to print with movable type.
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Noun1.Gutenberg - German printer who was the first in Europe to print using movable type and the first to use a press (1400-1468)Gutenberg - German printer who was the first in Europe to print using movable type and the first to use a press (1400-1468)
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It was the terror and dazzled amazement of the men of the sanctuary, in the presence of the luminous press of Gutenberg. It was the pulpit and the manuscript taking the alarm at the printed word: something similar to the stupor of a sparrow which should behold the angel Legion unfold his six million wings.
Thus, down to the time of Gutenberg, architecture is the principal writing, the universal writing.
Gutenberg's letters of lead are about to supersede Orpheus's letters of stone.
Some compiler of statistics has calculated, that if all the volumes which have issued from the press since Gutenberg's day were to be piled one upon another, they would fill the space between the earth and the moon; but it is not that sort of grandeur of which we wished to speak.
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In "From Gutenberg to Google: The History of Our Future", former FCC chairman Tom Wheeler brings to life the two great network revolutions of the past and uses them to help put in perspective the confusion, uncertainty, and even excitement most people face today.
In order to promote his film "Project Gutenberg", Hong Kong superstar Chow Yun-fat took a jog in Da'an Forest Park yesterday morning before riding the Taipei MRT to the Xinyi Vieshow Cinema to interact with fans, take selfies, and be interviewed about the new movie, reported CNA.
Destructive Creation -- a collection of artists most famous for taking a monument in Europe to Soviet soldiers and painting them all as western superheroes and cultural icons -- has made its latest work an addition to a statue of Johannes Gutenberg.
Piccolomini was, of course, discussing the work of the 'vir mirabilis' [admirable man], Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg, and his printed Bible, produced using moveable metal type, which was to become a landmark of European culture.
As most of us know, Johannes Gutenberg is responsible for introducing the metal movable-type printing press and innovations for casting the type.
New York, NY, December 02, 2017 --( Gutenberg, an award-winning global integrated digital marketing communications firm, today announced the launch of its office in Singapore.