Alexandre Gustave Eiffel (Bönickhausen Eiffel) (1832 - 1923) MP

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Nicknames: "Gustave Eiffel"
Birthplace: Dijon, Côte-d'Or, Burgundy, France
Death: Died in Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France
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About Alexandre Gustave Eiffel (Bönickhausen Eiffel)

  • Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, né Bönickhausen1 le 15 décembre 1832 à Dijon et mort le 27 décembre 1923 à Paris, est un ingénieur, un industriel français ayant notamment participé à la construction de la statue de la Liberté à New York et de la tour Eiffel à Paris.
  • Alexandre Gustave Eiffel né Bönickhausen (pron.: /ˈaɪfəl/ French pronunciation: ​[efɛl]) (15 December 1832 – 27 December 1923) was a French civil engineer, architect and freemason.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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Gustave Eiffel's Timeline

1832
December 15, 1832
Dijon, Côte-d'Or, Burgundy, France
1862
July 7, 1862
Age 29
Dijon, France
1863
August 19, 1863
Age 30
Clichy, Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France
1864
October 16, 1864
Age 31
Clichy, Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France
1866
April 27, 1866
Age 33
Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France
1870
January 25, 1870
Age 37
Levallois-Perret, Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France
1873
August 6, 1873
Age 40
Levallois-Perret, Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France
1923
December 27, 1923
Age 91
Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France
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Cimetière de Levallois-Perret