Heading for Stockholm
After the commercial success of his early shop work, L.O. Smith was keen to pursue his career. When his mother died in 1853, he decided to go to Stockholm. Through his friend commander Bengtsson, Smith was offered a seat on the ship Carl Oskar, heading for the capital.
Once in Stockholm, he found accommodation in the area of Adolf Fredrik and took up employment as a shop assistant with a Mr. Åkerman.
Smith’s five most spectacular disputes
L.O. Smith’s short temper is well documented. He had countless arguments in his life, with...
L.O. Smith’s art collection – historical romanticism and classical art
Smith liked to surround himself with art and antiques. He was particularly fond of classical...
L.O. Smith’s Stockholm: Places associated with the vodka king
L.O. Smith came from Blekinge in the southeast of Sweden, but he moved to Stockholm...
The places where L.O. Smith made business
L.O. Smith had a global outlook from the start. He was keen to do international...
Movie trailer from the film about L.O. Smith
Watch the trailer from the movie about L.O. Smith's exciting life here.