Gutenberg

biographical name
Gu·​ten·​berg | \ ˈgü-tᵊn-ˌbərg How to pronounce Gutenberg (audio) \

Definition of Gutenberg

Johannes circa 1390–1468 German inventor of printing from movable type

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