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Michael Thonet (1796-1871) and his five children were the most successful manufacturers of furniture in the Industrial Age. In 1842, Michael Thonet settled in Vienna, where in 1853 he founded the company "Gebrüder Thonet" by involving his five sons.

In 1911, the Gebrüder Thonet catalogue boasted 980 different models.

By the end of the second world war, independent production plants had been set up in various different countries and developed into separate businesses. In Austria, the home market of Gebrüder Thonet, the business was rebuilt by descendants of Michael Thonet, including his great-grandson Fritz Jakob Thonet as well as Fritz Jakob’s children Evamarie Thonet and Richard Thonet.

In 1976 the Austrian business changed its name from Gebrüder Thonet to its current name Gebrüder Thonet Vienna.

More recently, Gebrüder Thonet Vienna GmbH (GTV) has develop edits work in a successful blend of the traditional and the modern, of continuity and renewal, with a new production program that begins by re-editing a series of Gebrüder Thonet classics. At the same time, GTV stands for contemporary furnishing. Advanced production techniques are applied to innovative designs and uses of materials, to create highly sought-after, multipurpose furnishing items.

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