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Gutenberg, Johann(es)

(Father's name Gensfleisch or Ganzfleisch; Gutenberg was probably his mother's maiden name or the name of her birthplace; 1394/99–ca. 1468). B. probably Mainz, Ger.; printer; invented or perfected modern art of printing; believed by some to have printed the 1282-page Lat. Mazarin Bible (found ca. 1760 in the library of J. Mazarin*).


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