The Eiffel Tower was built to commemorate the centennial of the French Revolution. This building of this tower was started on January 28, 1887. It took 2 years and 5 months to build the Eiffel Tower.
The Arc de Triumph was built to glorify the Grand Army. It took 30 years to build. The project was started on August 15, 1806, and was not finished until 1836. The Arc de Triumph costed 10,432,000 francs.
Vincent Van Gogh was an extraordinary artist. He was born on March 30, 1853. He is most famous for painting The Starry Night. He died on July 29,1890. He was only 37 years old when he died.