Eiffel Tower history and facts


The Eiffel Tower is a tower of pride of the French state in which a tower built on the Champ de Mars beside the Seine River in Paris. The Eiffel Tower has become an icon for the French state. Eiffel tower in the manufacture of many of the events, or other things Eiffel Tower.

The Eiffel Tower in wake by Gustav Eiffel between 1887 and 1889 as the entrance to the Exposition Universelle, a World’s Fair marking the centennial celebration of the French Revolution.
The Eiffel Tower is actually happening in the moder in Baecelona, ​​?? for the Universal Exposition of 1888, but the
responsible party in Barcelona thought strange and expensive, and is not suitable city. After the rejection of the city of Barcelona, ​​?? Eiffel send the final draft to the party responsible for the Universal Exposition in Paris, where he built the tower a year later, in 1889. The tower was inaugurated on March 31, 1889, and opened on 6 May. Three hundred workers joined together 18,083 pieces of puddled iron (a pure form of structural iron), using two and a half million nails, in the form of structural by Maurice Koechelin.

the tragic story that happened at the Eiffel Tower.
besides storing romantic story, the Eiffel Tower also keeps a tragic story. According to records, there are now 341 cases of suicide in the Eiffel Tower. The first deaths occurred in 1911, when a tailor, Frantz Reichelt, was killed while trying robe that he believed could make it fly.
of the tragic events at the Eiffel Tower, the Eiffel Tower received criticism from several sides and had to be closed.
Eiffel has permission to stand for 20 years, which means it must be dismantled in 1909, when ownership transferred to the City of Paris. The city had planned to tear it down (part of the original contest rules for designing a tower that is easy to tear down) but after the tower proved valuable for communication purposes, the tower was left standing after the permit expires. For example, the military used it to dispatch Parisian taxis to the front line during the First Battle of the Marne, and became monomen win the battle.

Opened with rasminya on March 31, 1889, the Eiffel Tower has a height of 300 meters (1,063 feet) and above are ‘Antenna Television’ as high as 24 m took 2 years to be prepared. Besides being used for perlancongan Tower Eiffel Tower is also used as Observer. Has 3 lifts cedar that is in the bottom, middle and top.

Unique facts about the Eiffel Tower
1. In 1902, the tower was struck by lightning (see photo at right). Peak height of 100 m (330 ft) to be rebuilt and the
lights illuminating the tower to be replaced soon
2. In 1930, the tower lost his title as the world’s tallest structure when the Chrysler Building was completed in              New York City.
3. From 1925 to 1934, a billboard for Citroën meet three of the four sides of the tower, making it the tallest billboard   in the world at that time.
4. On January 3, 1956, a fire scorched spire.
5. The tower was receiving guests to 200 million in 2002.
6.Sejak 2004, the Eiffel Tower has made the ski field on the first ice during the winter.

Eiffel tower as a billboard for Citroën from 1925 to 1934
Lightning flashed Eiffel Tower June 3, 1902, at 9:20 the night
eiffel tower in 1888


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