Did you know?
Many of our constituent companies were pioneers in the development of insurance cover, responding to changing customer needs. Our companies were the first to offer accident insurance against the dangers of travelling on the railway and at the forefront of developments necessitated by the arrival of the motor car.
From Winston Churchill to Sir Isaac Newton, discover some of the famous names that augment our history.
A few familiar names started their careers or were otherwise associated with one of our companies. Find out more.
The Aviva Group includes the oldest mutual life insurer, the first company to issue a burglary policy, and the first and only insurance company to hold a royal warrant.
The need to protect individuals against changes in fortune is as old as civilisation. Read our brief account of the insurance industry to learn more.
It's the unexpected that happens and our records bear witness to events and disasters that have shaped and shaken the world.