• Baron Lothar von Faber (1817-1896) with his son Wilhelm. He will take over as successor later down the line.

    The fourth generation

  • Ottilie, called Tilly, becomes heiress of the estate after the death of her grandfather Lothar at the age of 19. Her grandmother, Baroness Ottilie von Faber, is the heiress of the company.

    Ottilie von Faber

  • Baron Wilhelm von Faber (standing, right) with wife Bertha (seated, right) and daughter Hedwig (centre), with Bertha's mother Jenny Faber behind her (centre).

    Visiting the family in America

  • Count Roland von Faber-Castell with Countess Katharina

    The seventh generation

  • Count Anton-Wolfgang von Faber-Castell (1941–2016)

    The eighth generation

An exciting family history

The Faber-Castell family can look back on an eventful history spanning more than 250 years.