Birth and Life

Gustave Eiffel

civil engineer

Date of birth 15. 12. 1832
Country of birth France



Date of death 27. 12. 1923
Cemetery Cimetière Levallois-Perret, Paris, France
GPS coordinates of the cemetery 48.900951, 2.289405

Plot: Division 10

Summary from Wikipedia

Alexandre Gustave Eiffel (born Bönickhausen;[4] /ˈaɪfəl/; French pronunciation: ​[ɛfɛl]; 15 December 1832 – 27 December 1923) was a French civil engineer and architect. A graduate of École Centrale Paris, 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, and his contribution to building the Statue of Liberty in New York. After his retirement from engineering, Eiffel focused on research into meteorology and aerodynamics ...

Author of contribution: Janez, published 29. 10. 2015

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