February 1468 in history

Born in February 1468

Feb 14 Johannes Werner a German parish priest in Nuremberg and a mathematician. His primary work was in astronomy, mathematics, and geography, although he was also considered a skilled instrument maker
Feb 29 Pope Paul III Pope from 13 October 1534 to his death in 1549.

Died in February 1468

Feb 3 Johannes Gutenberg a German blacksmith, goldsmith, printer, and publisher who introduced printing to Europe. His invention of mechanical movable type printing started the Printing Revolution and is widely regarded as the most important event of the modern period. It played a key role in the development of the Renaissance, Reformation, the Age of Enlightenment, and the Scientific revolution and laid the material basis for the modern knowledge-based economy and the spread of learning to the masses