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Biography of Johann Gutenberg - Inventor Print Engine


Johann Gutenberg is considered the inventor of the printing press. What he actually did was to develop the first method uses a moving block printing and the printing press in the form such that the various kinds of written material can be printed quickly and precisely. Nothing jumped discovery of a person's thinking, not printing.

Seals and seal sphere adheres to the principle that the process is similar to printing blocks are well known in China for centuries before Gutenberg was born and the evidence shows that in the year 868 AD a printed book been discovered in China. A similar process has also been known in Europe before Gutenberg.

Block printing allows printing many copies of a particular book. This process has one drawback: as a new and complete set of woodcuts or metal must be made for a book, by itself it is not practical to print a wide variety of books. Often called the most important contribution was his discovery in the Gutenberg printing letters that can move.

In this case also the same thing is found in China around the middle of the 11th century AD by a man named Pi Sheng. Original print letters made of a kind of soil that can not be durable. Meanwhile, some Chinese and Korean have done a series of improvements and managed well before Gutenberg. The Koreans use metal printing letters, and the Korean government helped a smelter to produce printed letters at the beginning of the 15th century AD Apart from all this, is also wrong to assume Pi Sheng had a special influence. 
Biography of Johann Gutenberg - inventor Print Engine
At the first level, Europe has not learned block printing moves from China but of his own creation. Second, print by print letters move has never been used in general in China itself until just recently when modern printing procedures they learn from the West. There are four essential components of a modern way of printing. First, the letters printed on the move, following some adjustments and placement procedures letters established. Secondly, the printing press itself. Thirdly, a matching ink to produce prints. Fourth, materials such as paper to print it. Paper has been discovered in China many before the printing press by Ts'ai Lun and its use has been widespread in Europe before the time of Gutenberg. That is only one element of the Gutenberg printing process that is ready to be.

Although others had done odd jobs for each component, but Gutenberg had successfully various improvements. For example, he developed metal alloys for printing letters; pouring molten metal to block print letters correctly and accurately; printing ink and oil presses required to print. 8. Johann Gutenberg (1400-1468) However, their contributions Gutenberg whole is greater than anyone else in terms of perfecting printing press. Its importance lies in its success mainly combines all the elements of print engine into a system that is effective and productive. Because of the printing press, unlike previous inventions, is the process of large-scale production of the main. Sepucuk rifle itself is much more effective than a bow and arrow. 

A print book is not much different from the results of a handwritten book. Excess printing thus lies in terms of its massive production. What has been developed by Gutenberg was not for a discovery tool or reason, and not just a series of improvements, but a complete production process. Treasury Biographical us about yourself Gutenberg rare, we only know he was born in Germany around 1400 AD in the city of Mainz. Contribution to the art of printing in the mid-century prints and terbagusnya work - the so-called Gutenberg Bible - printed in Mainz about the year 1454 AD Surprisingly, the name of Gutenberg was never listed in any book, not even in the Gutenberg Bible, though clearly he himself printed by means of discovery. Gutenberg was never seen as a businessman; really he had no desire to make money from his invention.

He was often involved with court charges resulting necessity for him to pay ransom in the form of tools equipment to his friend named Johann Fust. Gutenberg died in 1468 in the city of Mainz. One effect of Gutenberg in the history of the world can be profitable if we associate with the developments in China and Europe in the subsequent periods. At the time of Gutenberg was born, the two regions were nearly as advanced. But after Gutenberg invented the printing press Europe lurched forward quickly, while China - which still use printed block - progress is rather slow. 

Maybe too much if we say development of printing the only factors that cause different levels of progress, but the findings clearly have important meaning that can not be removed. Also important to note, if only three people live in this book list in the five centuries before Gutenberg, while sixty-seven live in the five centuries after Gutenberg's death. It shows how Gutenberg's invention means a lot - even be called an important discovery - in relation to the withdrawal of the trigger advances the revolution of modern times. Alexander Graham Bell may even not born into the world but the phone remains were found at the same time in history. So also can take a sample of inventions, without Gutenberg, invention of modern printing will be delayed a few generations, and measured the resulting great influence, no doubt the honor of Gutenberg listed in this list.

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