Magazine Forbes has announced that the company's successor, Kjelda Kirk Kristiansen, is the richest man in Denmark. It was certainly not easy to reach these zeros, but everything was started by carpenter Ole Kirk Christiansen, Kjeld's grandfather. LEGO comes from the Danish word leg godt.
Leg godt translated from Danish means “play well”.
The development of today's most famous toy brand began with toys that were made from wooden, however, due to the fire that occurred, they were replaced with plastic material, which is completely safe for children, and for adults too.
Let’s check now 8 interesting things about Lego:
- Lego on the throne - after only 6 months from the release of the film, Lego earned nearly two billion dollars, taking over leadership in the world of toys
- Imagine that all Lego figures were to be revived, they would be the most populous nation, because it has 4 billions of them
- In 2011, astronauts took LEGO to space. It was caused by the “LEGO Bricks in Space” program and 13 LEGO sets were taken to the International Space Station to see how they react in microgravity
- In 2014, the LEGO Group became the world’s largest toy company, which means that seven LEGO sets are sold every second
- Globally, children spend 5 billion hours a year playing with LEGOs
- The number of LEGO bricks sold in a year would reach more than five times around the world
- LEGO is 83 years old. The LEGO Group began in 1932
- The cubes were created in 1958. can be combined with current
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