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Who created the Eiffel tower? What was the purpose?

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Asked by damini, 25 Mar '08 02:13 pm
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The Eiffel tower, an immense structure of exposed latticework support made of iron, was erected for the Paris Exposition of 1889. The Prince of Wales officiated at the ceremonial opening of the 700 proposals submitted in a design competition, the design for Eiffel Tower was unanimously chosen. It was a radical creation of the French structural engineer, Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, who was assisted by engineers Maurice Koechlin and Emile Nouguier and architect Stephen Sauvestre.
Answered by bernard, 25 Mar '08 02:14 pm

 
  
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Architect: Gustave Eiffel
Structural Engineer: Gustave Eiffel

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The structure was built between 1887 and 1889 as the entrance arch for the Exposition Universelle, a World's Fair, marking the centennial celebration of the French Revolution. Eiffel originally planned to build it in Barcelona, for the Universal Exposition of 1888, but those responsible at the Barcelona city hall thought it was a strange construction, and expensive, which did not fit into the city. After the refusal of the Consistory of Barcelona, Eiffel submitted his draft to those responsible for the Universal Exhibition in Paris, where he would build a year later, in 1889. The tower was inaugurated on March 31, 1889, and opened on 6 May. Three hundred workers joined together 18,038 pieces of puddled iron (a very pure form of structural iron), using two and a half million rivets, in a structural design by Maurice Koechlin. The risk of accident was great, for unlike modern skyscrapers the tower i ...more
Answered by GOPI KUMAR, 25 Mar '08 02:17 pm

 
  
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The Eiffel Tower is an iron tower built on the Champ de Mars beside the Seine River in Paris. The tower has become a global icon of France and is one of the most recognizable structures in the world.The Parisian landmark is the tallest building in Paris and one of the most recognized structures in the world and is named after its designer, engineer Gustave Eiffel. 6,719,200 people visited the tower in 2006 and more than 500,000,000 since its construction.This makes the tower the most visited paid monument in the world.
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Answered by Archana Murdeshwar, 25 Mar '08 02:18 pm

 
  
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Designed and Created by Gustave Eiffel.
The structure was built between 1887 and 1889 as the entrance arch for the Exposition Universelle, a World's Fair, marking the centennial celebration of the French Revolution.
Answered by sushil kunjumon, 25 Mar '08 02:17 pm

 
  
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I don't know who created purpose would be to touch the sky
Answered by vikas kumawat, 25 Mar '08 02:16 pm

 
  
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The Eiffel tower, an immense structure of exposed latticework support made of iron, was erected for the Paris Exposition of 1889. The Prince of Wales officiated at the ceremonial opening of the 700 proposals submitted in a design competition, the design for Eiffel Tower was unanimously chosen. It was a radical creation of the French structural engineer, Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, who was assisted by engineers Maurice Koechlin and Emile Nouguier and architect Stephen Sauvestre.
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