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50 Year Of Legos

Godtfred Kirk Christiansen filed a patent for little plastic bricks on January 28, 1958. Fifty years later, 400 billion Lego elements have been produced.

Lego always meant to unlock the imagination of its users. The company emphasizes free-form play and has become wildly popular with children through the years. The Lego Group is the world’s fifth-largest toymaker in terms of sales.

The Lego brick hasn’t changed in the last half-century either. Bricks used today can interlock with those built in 1958.

Click here to read more about this company’s influence on young people.

19 Comments on 50 Year Of Legos

  1. Hooray for Legos!

  2. i love lego so much i wish i had every lego kit.

  3. GO LEGO’S

  4. Lego’s are so awesome!

  5. I think that they should not of replaced the rock raiders sets

  6. Lego my Lego!

  7. legos rule

  8. who else like Mars Mission?

  9. I <3 LEGOS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  10. Legos are the greatest

  11. legos!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! // January 31, 2008 at 5:11 pm // Reply

    I LOVE LEGOS!!!!!!!!!!! i hope they keep on going for a lot longer

  12. nice boy says,”weeeeee for lego man(Legos are good for da heart)”.

  13. Legos are cool!

  14. FDSHFN/LEGO LOVER // February 2, 2008 at 9:05 am // Reply

    I LOVE LEGOS I HAVE OVER 10,000

    LEGOS RULE THEY SHOULD NEVER CHANGE

  15. Legos are the best toys in the universe!!!!!! Me and my brothers have tons of them.

  16. The Lego agents rock!!

  17. The Lego website rocks!

  18. Mecha Sonic // March 13, 2010 at 1:48 pm // Reply

    Uh, wow. Lots of praise over the little bricks. Oh, by the way, what kind of custom weapons have you made for the Glatorian Legends? I made Mata Nui’s sword from the movies.

  19. star wars legos are awesome

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