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Answered 2008-05-05 20:34:16

Gutenberg was of German nationality, born in the town of Mainz in Hessen, Germany, between 1394 and 1404 the exact date is not known.

In 1411 he moved to Eltville am Rhein which is 17 miles from Mainz the same state. The next that is known is from a letter written by him in 1434 indicating that he was living in Strasbourg. It is assumed have moved back to Mainz in January 1465,

Gutenberg died on February 3, 1468 and was buried in the Franciscan church in his town of birth.

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