Category:Ottmar Mergenthaler

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Ottmar Mergenthaler (May 11, 1854 – October 28, 1899) was a German inventor, who has been called a second Johannes Gutenberg because his invention of a machine that could easily and quickly set movable type.

Ottmar Mergenthaler 
German inventor of linotype
Date of birth 11 May 1854 / 10 May 1854
Bad Mergentheim (German Confederation)
Date of death 28 October 1899
Baltimore (United States of America)
Manner of death
  • natural causes
Cause of death
  • tuberculosis
Country of citizenship
  • inventor
Notable work
  • Linotype machine
Award received
Authority control
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