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Alexandre Gustave Eiffel (Bönickhausen)

Also Known As: "Gustave Eiffel"
Birthplace: Dijon, Côte-d'Or, Burgundy, France
Death: December 27, 1923 (91)
Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France ( Cerebral hemorrhage)
Place of Burial: Cimetière de Levallois-Perret
Immediate Family:

Son of François Alexandre Bönickhausen Eiffel and Catherine Bönickhausen Eiffel
Husband of Marguerite Gaudelet
Father of Claire Marie Eiffel; Laure Jeanne Eiffel; Joseph Alexandre Édouard Eiffel; Valentine Eugénie Eiffel and Albert Léon Alexandre Eiffel
Brother of Catherine Marie Bönickhausen and Laure Alexandrine Bönickhausen

Occupation: sillanrakennusinsinööri
Managed by: Samuel Austin - Le Maux
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About Gustave 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: ​[ef%C9%9Bl]) (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

December 15, 1832
Dijon, Côte-d'Or, Burgundy, France
August 19, 1863
Clichy, Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France
October 16, 1864
Clichy, Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France
April 27, 1866
Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France
January 25, 1870
Levallois-Perret, Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France
August 6, 1873
Levallois-Perret, Hauts-de-Seine, Île-de-France, France
December 27, 1923
Age 91
Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France
Age 90
Cimetière de Levallois-Perret