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History of the famous LEGO® bricks

The Lego® Group began in the workshop of Ole Kirk Christiansen – foto (1891–1958), a carpenter from Billund, Denmark, who began making wooden toys in 1932. 403 more words


January 28

1958: At 1.58 PM, Ole Kirk Christiansen receives a patent. Christiansen was the tenth son of an impoverished Danish family and born in 1891. He was trained as a carpenter and began making wooden toys in 1932, after losing his job due to the Great Depression. 527 more words