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Definition of the noun alexandre gustave eiffel
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- French engineer who constructed the Eiffel Tower (1832-1923)
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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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It was designed by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi and built by the company owned by Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, whose famous Eiffel Tower dominates the skyline of Paris.
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF DAYS (2009)
START THE DAY WITH HISTORY by Steven Carol
1889–French engineer Alexandre Gustave Eiffel unfurled the French tricolor from atop the Eiffel Tower, officially marking its completion and opening it to the public in Paris, France. 1917–The United States took possession of the Danish West ...
by Peter R. Eisenstadt, Laura-Eve Moss
Alexandre Gustave Eiffel built the ...
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