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The Relevance of Gutenberg in Today’s Society and Printing World – Interview with Zvjezdana Cordier from the Gutenberg Foundation

There is no printing world without Gutenberg. His invention made the mass printing of texts possible and remained unchanged until the 19th century. We had the chance to ask the managing director of the Gutenberg Foundation some questions about the significance of Gutenberg in today’s society and the printing world.

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Pioneers of Printing: Johannes Gutenberg

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Books, calendars, newspapers and tickets are an essential part of our everyday life. Therefore it is hard to believe that back in the Middle Ages only rich people could afford books. Thanks to Johannes Gutenberg‘s ground-breaking invention of letterpress printing the way for intellectual, political and religious changes was paved. Today, his invention is considered as trigger for one of the greatest revolutions in human history.

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