Blueprints for the Eiffel Tower: named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel, whose company designed and built the tower. Erected in 1889 as the entrance arch to the 1889 World's Fair, it has become both a global cultural icon of France and one of the most recognizable structures in the world.
Gustave Eiffel was one of greatest engineer of his time. In 1883 the government decided to celebrate the centenary of the French Revolution, to organize a World Exhibition in Paris in 1889. The France must present the image of a strong nation and projects multiplied to represent the force. Gustave Eiffel, introduced the draft tower. Initially, the idea does not appeal, but In 1887, construction of the Tour starts. It was completed March 31, 1889. It is the triumph of Gustave Eiffel.
Gustave Eiffel in Bordeaux
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Exposition universelle. Paris 1889. Gustave Eiffel au sommet de la tour par Neurdein frères. Via Les Expositions universelles
Alexandre Gustave Eiffel (December 15, 1832 – December 27, 1923) A French engineer Gustave, was nicknamed the "magician of iron" after finishing the Eiffel Tower in Paris in 1889. Eiffel was an engineering success around Europe prior to the construction of the tower, erecting bridges and arches in metals. His work can also be seen in the frame of the Statue of Liberty.he is awesome and inspires me of doing things beyond what I think I can do.
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Caricature of Gustave Eiffel comparing the Eiffel tower to the Pyramids.
Gustave Eiffel, Railway station, Budapest, Hungary, 1877
Thomas Eiffel: Gustave Eiffel, Eiffel Tower, Paris, 1889 a. Built for the Paris World Exhibition of 1889 (realism) Art Nouveau