The Printing Press

Kaiden Powers

Who?

  • Johannes Gutenberg created the first printing press.
  • born 1390's
  • Kept his mothers maiden name
  • was a engraver and goldsmith
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What?

  • The Printing Press
  • Advanced for time period
  • Helped start the very beginning of the Industrial Revolution
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When?

1457, the metal printing press was created

Where?

  • Mainz, Germany
  • originally where Gutenberg was born

Why

  • To make printing faster and easier
  • To mass produce books
  • saw that it would be a real money maker
HISTORYASIA - MANKIND - THE PRINTING PRESS