the history of Lego

The time line of LEGO

1932. Ole establishes his business in the village of Billand, Denmark. His firm manufactures stepladders, ironing boards, stools and wooden toys. Ole's son Godtfred starts working in the business at the age of 12. 1934. The name LEGO, formed from the Danish words ''LEg GOdt'' [''play well'']. In Latin the word LEGO means ''I put together''. The firm now has 6-7 employees. 1935. The business manufactures its first ever wooden duck. 1936. Godtfred cuts Ole kirk's motto''only the best is good enough''. And hangs it up in the workshop. 1937. Godtfred starts creating models. When he is only 17 years old. 1939. The LEGO factory has 10 employees.

What is LEGO?

LEGO is a company that makes wooden toys and plastic toys.

When was the first LEGO product made ?

Around 1935.

Who invented LEGO?

Ole Kirke.

How many people came to the opening of LEGO Land?

Over 600,000 people came to the opening of LEGO land.

LEGO bricks.

600 LEGO bricks made a second, 3600 bricks made a minute.

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