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Red Umbrellas at the Eiffel Tower during a hailstorm  by Owen Franken

Red Umbrellas at the Eiffel Tower during a hailstorm by Owen Franken

Giovanni Paolo Pannini - Roma Antica - 1755 - Stoccarda, Staatsgalerie. "Il grand tour e il fascino dell'Italia", saggio di Cesare De Seta

Giovanni Paolo Pannini - Roma Antica - 1755 - Stoccarda, Staatsgalerie. "Il grand tour e il fascino dell'Italia", saggio di Cesare De Seta

Gustave Eiffel was one of greatest engineer of his time. In 1883 the government decided to celebrate the centenary of the French Revolution, to organize a World Exhibition in Paris in 1889. The France must present the image of a strong nation and projects multiplied to represent the force. Gustave Eiffel, introduced the draft tower. Initially, the idea does not appeal, but In 1887, construction of the Tour starts. It was completed March 31, 1889. It is the triumph of Gustave Eiffel.

The construction of the Eiffel Tower

Gustave Eiffel was one of greatest engineer of his time. In 1883 the government decided to celebrate the centenary of the French Revolution, to organize a World Exhibition in Paris in 1889. The France must present the image of a strong nation and projects multiplied to represent the force. Gustave Eiffel, introduced the draft tower. Initially, the idea does not appeal, but In 1887, construction of the Tour starts. It was completed March 31, 1889. It is the triumph of Gustave Eiffel.

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