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  1. Johann Gutenberg Important Individuals of the Renaissance

  2. Printing… • Where in history have we seen printing before? • Woodblock printing in China in the 3rd century and Egypt in the 4th century AD! • The Crusades help spread the idea of block printing to Europe in the 14th century • Movable type developed in China 400 years prior to Gutenberg’s printing press!

  3. Johann Gutenberg • 1398-1468 • German printer, blacksmith, goldsmith • Developed the movable type printing press and introduced his machine in 1439 • Printed the famous Gutenberg Bible in 1456

  4. Johann Gutenberg • Gutenberg’s Printing Press

  5. So? • Why is this significant?