This Day In History
This Day In History
Saturday, July 20, 2019

«Eiffel Tower»

Gustave Eiffel

Gustave Eiffel
(December 15, 1832 - December 27, 1923)
Alexandre Gustave Eiffel was a French structural engineer from the École Centrale Paris, an architect, an entrepreneur and a specialist of metallic structures. He is acclaimed for designing the world-famous Eiffel Tower, built 1887–1889 for the 1889 Universal Exposition in Paris, France.
Eiffel Tower, French engineer, engineer, architect

March 31, 1889

The Eiffel Tower is...
The Eiffel Tower is officially opened. The Eiffel Tower is a puddle iron lattice tower located on the Champ de Mars in Paris. Built in 1889, it has become both a global cultural icon of France and one of the most recognizable structures in the world. The tower is the tallest building in Paris and the most-visited paid monument in the world; millions of people ascend it every year. Named after its designer, engineer Gustave Eiffel, the tower was built as the entrance arch to the 1889 World's Fair.
Eiffel Tower
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