The Eiffeltower is Swiss. Somewhat.

The Eiffeltower in Paris, France is one of the most visited tourist attractions in the World.

At 324 metres (1,063 feet) it was the World’s tallest structure from 1889 until 1929 and is named after Frenchmen Gustave Eiffel. However, it’s actual design was created by Swiss Maurice Koechlin who worked for Eiffel. Koechlin also was involved in designing the New York Statue of Liberty.



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Information sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maurice_Koechlin
http://www.toureiffel.paris/en/everything-about-the-tower/themed-files/69.html

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By HjalmarGerbig (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)], via Wikimedia Commons

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