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Who Invented the Printing Press?

Who invented the printing press? This is a question that has been asked for centuries, and the answer is still not completely clear. What we do know is that the first printing press was created in China, and it was used to produce paper money and calendars. It wasn't until 1440 that a European inventor came up with the idea to use movable type and create books using a printing press. Johannes Gutenberg is credited with this invention, and it revolutionized the way that information was shared and learned. Printing presses are now used all over the world to produce books, newspapers, magazines, and other materials. Without Johannes Gutenberg's invention of the printing press, our world would be a very different place!

About William Elward

Founder of Castle Ink, William Elward has 20 years experience in the printer industry. He's been featured on CNN Money, Yahoo, PC World, Computer World, and other top publications and frequently blogs about printers and ink cartridges. He's an expert at diagnosing printer issues and has published guides to fixing common printer issues across the internet. A graduate of Bryant University and Columbia's Sulzberger Executive Leadership Program, he's held various leadership positions at The College Board, Bankrate, Zocdoc, and Everyday Health. Follow him on Twitter at William Elward's Twitter Profile