Man of the Millennium. World changer. Biggest son of the city Mainz
Johannes Gutenberg is known as the son of the city of Mainz and inventor of printing with movable type. Through this revolutionary invention, knowledge could be disseminated, which until today is regarded as a milestone in the media industry. In Mainz you can discover many memorials of Gutenberg such as :. the Gutenberg Monument on Gutenbergplatz and the world-famous Gutenberg Museum, where the historic printing press and the original Bible can still be viewed today.