Gustave Eiffel was one of greatest engineer of his time. In 1883 the government decided to celebrate the centenary of the French Revolution, to organize a World Exhibition in Paris in 1889. The France must present the image of a strong nation and projects multiplied to represent the force. Gustave Eiffel, introduced the draft tower. Initially, the idea does not appeal, but In 1887, construction of the Tour starts. It was completed March 31, 1889. It is the triumph of Gustave Eiffel.
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Caricature de Gustave Eiffel, parue dans "le Central"
Caricature of Gustave Eiffel comparing the Eiffel tower to the Pyramids.
El pont Maria Pia és un pont construït entre gener de 1876 i novembre de 1877 a Porto, Portugal. Va ser el primer pont en arc ferroviari que va unir les dues riberes del Duero. Es va mantenir en ús fins a 1991.
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Gustave Eiffel's Secret Apartment | Atlas Obscura When the Eiffel Tower opened in 1889 to universal wonder and acclaim, designer Gustave Eiffel soaked up the praise, but as if that wasn't enough, it was soon revealed that he had built himself a small apartment near the top of the world wonder garnering him the envy of the Parisian elite in addition to his new fame.