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Definition of the noun alexandre gustave eiffel
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- French engineer who constructed the Eiffel Tower (1832-1923)
Who is Alexandre Gustave Eiffel?
Alexandre Gustave Eiffel a.k.a. Gustave Eiffel: Alexandre Gustave Eiffel was a French civil engineer and architect. A graduate of the École Centrale des Arts et Manufactures, he made his name with various bridges for the French railway network, most famously the Garabit viaduct. He is best known for the world-famous Eiffel Tower, built for the 1889 Universal Exposition in Paris, France. After his retirement from engineering, Eiffel concentrated his energies on research into meteorology and aerodynamics, making important contributions in both fields.
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A colossal structure erected in the Champ de Mars, at Paris, by the famous engineer, Alexandre Gustave Eiffel (q.v.). It was completed March 31, 1889, in time to serve as one of the notable features of the exposition of that year ...
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature ... in Thirty Volumes with New American Supplement
ALEXANDRE GUSTAVE EIFFEL (born at Dijon on 15th December 1832), who had already had a wide experience in the construction of large metal bridges, and who ...
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