Author:Laurens Janszoon Coster

Laurens Janszoon Coster
(1370 – c. 1440)
Citizen of Haarlem who invented a printing press long held by the Dutch to predate that of Johannes Gutenberg. This claim has now been conceded to not be true; also known as Laurens Jansz Koster
Laurens Janszoon Coster



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