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Bodoni, Giambattista (also Giovanni Battista Bodoni)

Born: 1740 AD
Died: 1813 AD, at 73 years of age.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Publishers


Italian printer and typographer


1740 - Giambattista Bodoni was born on the 16th of February in Saluzzo, Piedmont, Italy.


Went to Rome, and became a compositor for the press of the Propaganda.


1768 - Bodoni was appointed printer to the court of Parma.


1813 - He died on 29th of November in Padua, Italy.


1818 - Appeared a two volumes quarto, entitled Manuale Tipografico, containing specimens of the vast collection of types, which had belonged to him.





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