Aldus Manutius

  Aldus Manutius was born in the papal state of Bassiano in 1449 and died on February 6, 1515. Manutius would found the Aldine Press in 1494 and establish a reputation as a printer, publisher, and typographer based in Venice. After his death in 1515, his brother – in – law and third son would continue to operate the press. This image was sourced from Wikimedia Commons and is public domain.

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1449 to 6 Feb 1515

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