Leborgne, a legend for more than 180 years
Foundation of the Monastery of St Hugon in the region of Savoy, where the Carthusian monks forged the swords and axes used by knights during the Crusades.
The Leborgne family acquires the blast furnace at St Hugon.
Leborgne manufactures several thousand shovels used to excavate the Suez Canal.
Leborgne tools are highly prized throughout Europe, and at the Universal Expositions in Paris of 1855 and 1878.
The Lumiéres brothers produce the first photographic catalogue for Leborgne tools.
Leborgne becomes part of the Fiskars Group.