Johannes Gutenberg 1398 – 1468) was a German blacksmith, goldsmith, printer, and publisher who introduced printing to Europe. His mechanical printing press and techniques revolutionized printing and made a large contribution to the Reformation, the Renaissance and the Scientific Revolution.
Princess of the Renaissance™ Barbie® Doll. The Princess of the Renaissance™ is a privileged child of the beautiful city of Florence living in an exciting time of renewal and enlightenment. She wears an elegant gown and headdress like those worn in Italy during the 14th century by noblewomen and members of the wealthy merchant class.