It would be difficult to find a child who is not familiar with the iconic Lego building toy. Lego is one of those ubiquitous brands that transcends cultures around the world.
Lego was founded back in 1932, the brainchild of a Danish carpenter named Ole Kirk Christiansen. At first, Lego only made wooden toys. Quality was always important at Lego, even back in those early days – the company was named after the Danish phrase for "play well". Fifteen years later, the company expanded into plastic toys. Lego produced its first interlocking plastic bricks in 1949. The rest is history!