Eiffel Alexandre Gustave
Eif·fel(ī′fəl, ĭ-fĕl′), Alexandre Gustave 1832-1923.
French engineer who designed the Eiffel Tower for the Paris Exhibition of 1889. The tower is located on the southern bank of the Seine River and is 300 m (984 ft) high.
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