[ahy-fuh l; French e-fel]
- A·le·xan·dre Gus·tave [a-lek-sahn-druh gys-tav] /a lɛkˈsɑ̃ drə güsˈtav/, 1832–1923, French civil engineer and pioneer aerodynamic researcher.
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This was not the Impossible—the Eiffel Tower, the Sydney Opera House—this was a walk above the LongHouse pond.Philippe Petit’s Moment of Concern Walking the WTC Tightrope
August 8, 2014
From Paris, there came a dispatch of a commemoration of the 10th anniversary of 9/11, across from the Eiffel Tower.The Ways of American Memory
September 12, 2011
In the last three weeks, the Eiffel Tower has been evacuated twice for bomb threats.How to Travel Safe
October 4, 2010
Today in Tokyo, beneath the Eiffel Tower, in Ghana's Black Star Square.Best of the Memorial Service
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July 7, 2009
He says they are higher than any building in Europe, except the Eiffel Tower.Diary of a Pilgrimage
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The Eiffel Tower is in itself a gigantic lightning-conductor.Thunder and Lightning
Returning from the Eiffel Tower I passed high above the skeleton.
The Eiffel Tower was my one danger, yet it was my winning-post!
At the same time the wind was carrying me toward the Eiffel Tower.
- Alexandre Gustave (alɛksɑ̃drə ɡystav). 1832–1923, French engineer
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