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Mettre du cœur à l’ouvrage

Famed French engineer Alexandre Gustave Bönickhausen, better known as Eiffel, was born on December 16, 1832 in Dijon, France. His family had emigrated from the Eifel region Germany in an earlier generation. What started as a nickname was eventually modified … Continue reading

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