Did you know that the Eiffel tower was built to demonstrate that the French can build. The Eiffel Tower costed about 7,799.401.31 dollars worth of French gold. The idea came from Alexandre-Gastave Eiffel.
Alexandre-Gastave Eiffel was born on December 15, 1932. He was a passionate engineer. He graduated from Ecole Centrale des Art et Manufactures in 1855.
Alexandre-Gastave Eiffel began to construct the Eiffel tower in 1882. He used metal to build the 1,063 tower. Stephan Sauvestre was the one who designed the Eiffel tower. The Eiffel tower was opened to the public in 1889.