When was Monopoly patented?

When was Monopoly patented?

December 31, 1935On December 31, 1935, the now ubiquitous winner-take-all board game Monopoly was patented (Patent Number 2,026,082). Since that day, it has been translated into 37 languages and evolved into over 200 licensed and localized editions for 103 countries across the world.

Which city was the first monopoly?

Atlantic City, New JerseyU. S. patent number US 2026082 A was issued to Charles Darrow on December 31, 1935, for the game board design and was assigned to Parker Brothers Inc. The original version of the game in this format was based on the streets of Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Who was Monopoly invented by?

Monopoly/Inventors

When was Monopoly most popular?

1935The last player remaining on the board is the winner. Monopoly, which is the best-selling privately patented board game in history, gained popularity in the United States during the Great Depression when Charles B. Darrow, an unemployed heating engineer, sold the concept to Parker Brothers in 1935.

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