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Ivan Fyodorov – first Russian book printer

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Ivan Fyodorov – first Russian book printer

Ivan Fyodorov – first Russian book printer

Ivan Fyodorov was the man who invented the art of printing in Russia. He and Pyotr Mstislavets in 1564 printed the first dated Cyrillic book, Apostle. Book printing was supported by Ivan the Terrible and the Orthodox Church. The reason given for the support was that book printing would avoid the endless mistakes made by ignorant scribes in copying manuscripts. Fyodorov was a prominent man of the world. Book printing in those years required artistic taste, knowledge of contemporary technology, and the talent of invention. The first printed books were true masterpieces of design.
Ivan was born about 1520 in the Grand Duchy of Moscow. According to E.L. Nemirovsky, Ivan studied at the Cracow University in 1529-1532 – in the “promotional book” there was a record that in 1532 “Johannes Theodori Moscus” was awarded a bachelor’s degree.

Fyodorov’s first printed book was “Apostle”. He worked on it from April 19, 1563 to March 1, 1564. The following year, Ivan published his second book.
Soon professional copyists burnt typography, because it threatened their income. And Fyodorov and Mstislavets went to the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. Hetman Chodkiewicz founded a printing house in his estate Zabludovo in Lithuania and invited Fyodorov and Mstislavets where they printed several books. Approximately in 1569 Chodkiewicz closed book printing house because of the illness and offered book printers to do farming. To continue printing business, Ivan moved to Lvov. Fyodorov also cast cannons and invented a multilateral mortar with interchangeable parts. Between February 26 and July 23, 1583, he traveled to Vienna, where he demonstrated his invention at the court of Emperor Rudolf II. Some time (during 1583) he worked in Krakow, Vienna and possibly in Dresden.
Fyodorov also wrote a novel about the beginnings of book printing and his own life. He printed a total of 12 books. His books are preserved in museums in many countries of the world, including Britain, Bulgaria, Poland and Yugoslavia.
Fyodorov died on December 5 (15), 1583 in Lvov, Russian province.
In 1941, director Grigory Levkoev made art historical biopic “The first printer Ivan Fyodorov.”
In 1991, Film Studio named after Gorky released five-part historical serial “Revelation of Ioann Pervopechatnik”.

Ivan Fyodorov – first Russian book printer