Eiffel Tower celebrates 125th birthday this week

The Eiffel Tower under construction in Paris, France. No. 5 in a series of 11. Th?ophile F?au captured the construction of the tower by taking photographs from the tower of the Trocadero at 15 day intervals. (Photo by Henry Guttmann/Getty Images)

View at the ‘Exposition Universelle’ across the River Seine towards the Eiffel Tower, and the ‘Globe Celeste’. The Eiffel Tower, built to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the French Revolution, was the central focus of both the 1889 and the 1900 Paris Exhibition site. (Photo by London Stereoscopic Company/Getty Images)



French engineer Alexandre Gustave Eiffel (1832 – 1923), left, poses high on the steps of the completed Eiffel Tower, which he designed for the 1889 Paris Exposition. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images)



circa 1950: Tourists queue up to climb the Eiffel Tower in Paris, a 300 metre high wrought-iron structure built in 1889 for Paris’ World Fair. (Photo by Three Lions/Getty Images)



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