Gustave Eiffel, one of the world’s most famous architects, was born 183 years ago. He had a significant influence in the shaping of today’s cities. Some of his most notable contributions, to name but a few, include the Eiffel Tower in Paris, The Statue of Liberty in New York, the Maria Pia Bridge in Oporto, and the Garabit viaduct in Truyère.

Find out more his life and work at the Association of the Descendants of Gustave Eiffel.


Caricature of Eiffel, published in 1887 at the time of “The Artist’s Protest