Who invented the handgun?

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2011-04-12 20:20:43

We do not know his name. Firearms began appearing in the

mid-1400s, both long guns and handguns, made by individual artisans

and craftsmen. By the 1500s, there were established guilds of

gunmakers- but we don't know who made the first one. It was

probably in India, China, or an Arabic country.

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