List of the 72 names on the Eiffel Tower

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On the Eiffel Tower, seventy-two names of French scientists, engineers, and mathematicians are engraved in recognition of their contributions.wikipedia
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Georges Cuvier

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His name is one of the 72 names inscribed on the Eiffel Tower.

André-Marie Ampère

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His name is also one of the 72 names inscribed on the Eiffel Tower.

Michel Eugène Chevreul

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He is also one of the 72 people whose names are inscribed on the Eiffel Tower; of those 72 scientists and engineers, Chevreul was one of only two who were still alive when Gustave Eiffel planted the French Tricolor on the top of the tower on 31 March 1889 (the other being Hippolyte Fizeau) and was the last living individual born before the French Revolution.

Jean-Victor Poncelet

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He is honoured by having his name listed among notable French engineers and scientists displayed around the first stage of the Eiffel tower.

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On the Eiffel Tower, seventy-two names of French scientists, engineers, and mathematicians are engraved in recognition of their contributions.
Other eminent French scientists of the 19th century have their names inscribed on the Eiffel Tower.

Adrien-Marie Legendre

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Legendre's name is one of the 72 names inscribed on the Eiffel Tower.

Henri Tresca

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Tresca's stature as an engineer was such that Gustave Eiffel put his name on number 3 in his list of 72 people making the Eiffel tower in Paris possible.

Antoine Lavoisier

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His name is one of the 72 names of eminent French scientists, engineers and mathematicians inscribed on the Eiffel Tower as well as on buildings around Killian Court at MIT in Cambridge, MA.

Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac

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His name is one of the 72 names inscribed on the Eiffel Tower.

Michel Chasles

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Chasles's name is one of the 72 names inscribed on the Eiffel Tower.

Joseph-Louis Lagrange

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Lagrange is one of the 72 prominent French scientists who were commemorated on plaques at the first stage of the Eiffel Tower when it first opened.

Jean-Antoine Chaptal

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His name is one of the 72 names of famous French scientists engraved on the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

Augustin-Louis Cauchy

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His name is one of the 72 names inscribed on the Eiffel Tower.

Jacques Antoine Charles Bresse

Jacques Bresse
His name is one of the 72 names inscribed on the Eiffel Tower.

Claude-Louis Navier

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His name is one of the 72 names inscribed on the Eiffel Tower.

Hippolyte Fizeau

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"Fizeau" is one of the 72 names inscribed at the base of Eiffel Tower, and of the 72 scientists and engineers listed on the tower, Fizeau is the only one who was still alive when the tower was opened to the public for the 1889 World's Fair.

Eugène Schneider

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He is one of the 72 names inscribed on the Eiffel Tower.

Jean-Augustin Barral

Jean Augustin Barral
His name was included as one of the 72 names on the Eiffel Tower.

Jacques Triger

Triger's name is one of the 72 names inscribed on the Eiffel Tower.