Partagas is one of the oldest existing cigarette brand. It is named after it’s founder, Don Jaime Partagas. He is already manufacturing cigars as early as 1827 but it is only in 1845 that he put his own name on his line of cigars. When Don Jaime died, his son José Partagás took over the business and later on sold the factory and brand name to a banker named Jose A. Bance. If you are a true cigar smoker then there is no doubt that you know about the famous Partagas cigars.