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Gustave Eiffel

In this Prezi, you will learn about Gustave Eiffel

M. Billman

on 26 September 2012

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1832-1923 Gustave Eiffel Who Was He? Gustave Eiffel was a French architect. You may know him for two of his most famous works, the Eiffel Tower and the Statue of Liberty Life Gustave Eiffel was born December 15, 1832 in Dijon, France. He had two sisters, Marie and Laure. Gustave Eiffel married Marie Gaudeled and had five children. Two sons, Edouard and Albert along with three daughters, Claire, Laure and Valentine. In 1877, Gustaves wife died of pnemonia after 15 years of marriage. Gustave Eiffel died December 27, 1923 when he was 91 years old. He died in Paris, France. Gustave was burried in Cimetriere de Lerallois, Paris, France. The Eiffel Tower was finished in 1889 The Statue of Liberty was built in 1886 Gustave Eiffel once said...... "I ought to be jealous of the tower. It is more famous than I am." Education Gustave Eiffel went to the College of Art and Manufacturing. Gustave Eiffel swam and fenced well into his 80's! Gustave's Many Buildings and Structures Throughout his life, Gustave Eiffel, designed many structures such as.... Church of Notre Dame des Champs, Paris. Built in 1867 Nice Observatory, Nice, France. Built in 1886 Clock Tower, Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic. Did You Know? At 10:00pm, 2,000 twinkling lights that cover the Eiffle Tower light up, causing a dazzling display! Stages of the Eiffel Tower: Bibliography . "NNBD: Tracking the Entire World." NNDB. Soylent Communications, 2012. Web. May 31, 2012. <http://www.nndb.com/people/425/000031332/ >. . "Gustave Eiffel. biography." bio. True Story. A E Networks., 2012. Web. May 8 2012. <http://www.biography.com/people/gustave-eiffel-9285294 >. Plumley, Karen. "Gustave Eiffel: The Man Behind the Masterpiece." Paris Eiffel Tower News. Paris Eiffel Tower News, n.d. Web. May 8 2012. <http://www.paris-eiffel-tower-news.com/eiffel-tower-stories/paris-story-gustave-eiffel.htm>. . "Gustave Eiffel ." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, May 30 2012. Web. 31 May 2012. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gustave_Eiffel Church of Notre Dame des Champs, Paris. Built in 1867 Nice Observatory, Nice France. Built in 1886 Clock Tower, Monte Christi, Dominican Republic Gustave Eiffel published 31 books and treatises documenting his numerous projects and experiment during his lifetime. He also was a great admirer of classic literature and had a vast library of leather-bound books.
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