Following the death of his father Count Alexander, Count Roland von Faber-Castell (1905-1978) takes over the company. He manages the company for fifty years through turbulent times.
The family in a private setting
Count Roland von Faber-Castell with his horses
Count Roland von Faber-Castell had a close connection with horses from an early age. His favourite horse was the Lipizzaner stallion "Kanonier". He was a gift from the circus director Trude Sarrassani. He had helped her to save the noble animals from Soviet-occupied Dresden in the post-war period.
The fourth Generation
Baron Lothar von Faber (1817-1896)
The factory develops into a company with international standing.