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lego bricks

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Lego bricks by Ole Kirk Christiansen in 1949

In 1932 Ole Kirk Christiansen, master carpenter and joiner in the village of Billund, Denmark, sets up business. His firm manufactures stepladders, ironing boards and wooden toys. In 1934 the company and its products now take on the name Lego, wich is formed from Danish words "LEgGOdt" (play well). In 1947 the Lego company in Denmark's first to buy a plastic injection molding machine for making toys. In 1949, the company produces about 200 different plastic and wooden toys, including automatic binding bricks, a forerunner of the lego bricks we know today.

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