Alexandre Gustave Eiffel

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French engineer who constructed the Eiffel Tower (1832-1923)


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1832: Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, French engineer who built the great landmark that bears his name for the Paris Exhibition of 1899, was born.
The 324m-high tower was built for the 1889 Universal Exhibition in Paris by French engineer and entrepreneur Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, who also helped in the design of the Statue of Liberty in New York.
Originally devised by Alexandre Gustave Eiffel (he of the Parisian tower fame) and used by the Wright Brothers in studying their wing designs, today's tunnel is a sophisticated industrial machine, capable of producing varying high velocities and simulating altitude extremes.
1832: Birth of French engineer Alexandre Gustave Eiffel.
The 80 tons of copper plates, fastened by copper rivets, are supported by an internal skeleton designed by Alexandre Gustave Eiffel (who gave his name to Paris' world-famous Eiffel Tower).