1,062 feet (324 meters)
Alexandre Gustave Eiffel (born Bonickhausen dit Eiffel; /ˈaɪfəl/; French
pronunciation: [efɛl]; 15 December 1832 – 27 December 1923) was a French
Gustave Eiffel put his engineering stamp on the Statue of Liberty and the Eiffel
Tower, earning him the nickname 'magician of iron.' Learn more at ...
Connu pour sa Tour et la Statue de la Liberté, Gustave Eiffel est à l'origine de
nombreux autres ouvrages métalliques en France et dans le Monde.
built the Eiffel
Tower for the Paris World's Fair of 1889, which honored the 100th anniversary of the French Revolution. The World's Fair or Universal Exposition of 1889 (Exposition Universelle de 1889) was a highly successful international exhibition an... More »
Gustave Eiffel, in full Alexandre-Gustave Eiffel (born Dec. 15, 1832, Dijon, France
—died Dec. 28, 1923, Paris), French civil engineer renowned for the tower in ...
A portrait of Alexandre-Gustave Eiffel. National Park Service, Statue of Liberty NM
. A prominent French architect and structural engineer, Alexandre-Gustave ...
When nearly two million visitors besieged the newly opened Eiffel Tower during
the Paris Centennial Exposition of 1889, Gustave Eiffel remarked, "I ought to be ...
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Jan 7, 2016 ... Alexandre Gustave Eiffel was a French engineer, and an architect. He was a
specialist of metallic structures. He was famous for conceiving the ...