12+ Johannes Gutenberg Printing Press Pictures. Inventing the moveable type printing press. Johannes gutenberg's invention of the movable type printing press is one of the most important.
He was also the first to use a press to print, by setting up a matrix for typecasting. See more ideas about johannes gutenberg, johannes, printing press. Johannes gensfleisch, genannt gutenberg (* um 1400 in mainz;
It is misleading, however, to depict johannes gutenberg simply as the inventor of printing.
His first printed book, and definitely the most important, is known as the gutenberg bible. This led to a revolution in the spread of information that opened up the world to the quick and efficient dissemination of knowledge and ideas. Religious scripture, legal documents, scientific treatises and journals. About 1450, gutenberg crafted the printing press, a machine that allowed him to move small blocks of letters in such a way that written material could be.