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The Eiffel tower was built by whom ?

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Asked by Kavita Prsd, 20 Sep '09 02:51 am
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The man behind the Eiffel Tower was Gustave Eiffel, known from his revolutionary bridge building techniques, as employed in the great viaduct at Garabit in 1884. These techniques would form the basis for the construction of the Eiffel Tower. He was also known for the construction of the Statue of Liberty's iron framework.The structure took more than two years to complete. Each one of the about 12,000 iron pieces were designed separately to give them exactly the shape needed. All pieces were prefabricated and fit together using approx. 7 million nails.It was inaugurated on March 31,1889.
Answered by inquisitive, 20 Sep '09 06:40 am

 
  
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Alexander Eiffel
Answered by Shan Real, 20 Sep '09 06:10 am

 
  
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The Eiffel Tower was built for the International Exhibition of Paris of 1889 commemorating the centenary of the French Revolution. The Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII of England, opened the tower.
Answered by jakir hussain, 20 Sep '09 03:29 am

 
  
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