Gustave Eiffel, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Gustave Eiffel

French civil engineer and architect

Date of Birth: 15-Dec-1832

Place of Birth: Dijon, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France

Date of Death: 27-Dec-1923

Profession: architect, engineer, entrepreneur, general contractor, civil engineer, aerospace engineer

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Gustave Eiffel

  • Alexandre Gustave Eiffel (born Bonickhausen dit Eiffel; ; French pronunciation: ?[?f?l]; 15 December 1832 – 27 December 1923) was a French civil engineer.
  • A graduate of École Centrale Paris, he made his name building 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, making significant contributions in both fields.

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