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  2. Gustave (crocodile) - Wikipedia

    Gustave is a large male Nile crocodile in Burundi who is notorious for being a man-eater, rumored to have killed as many as 200 people on the banks of the Ruzizi River and the northern shores of Lake Tanganyika, between which he roams. Though the actual number of victims is difficult to verify, he has obtained near-mythical status and is greatly feared by people in the region.

  3. Gustave Eiffel - Facts, Tower & Structures - Biography

    Gustave Eiffel began to specialize in constructing with metal after college, and his early work focused chiefly on bridges. In 1879, the chief engineer on the Statue of Liberty died and Eiffel was ...

  4. Gustave as a boys' name is of Scandinavian derivation, and Gustave means "Goth (or god) staff". Gustave is a French form of Gustav (Scandinavian). STARTS WITH Gu- ASSOCIATED WITH scandinavian Variations ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA GUSTAV Gosta, Gussie, Gustaaf, Gustaf, Gustaff, Gustaof, Gustavo, Gustavus, Gustaw, Gustovo, Gustus, Gusztav

  5. Gustave Courbet | Biography, Art, & Facts | Britannica

    Gustave Courbet, (born June 10, 1819, Ornans, France—died December 31, 1877, La Tour-de-Peilz, Switzerland), French painter and leader of the Realist movement. Courbet rebelled against the Romantic painting of his day, turning to everyday events for his subject matter.

  6. Gustave Caillebotte | Biography, Art, & Facts | Britannica

    Gustave Caillebotte, (born August 19, 1848, Paris, France—died February 21, 1894, Gennevilliers), French painter, art collector, and impresario who combined aspects of the academic and Impressionist styles in a unique synthesis.

  7. Gustave Definition & Meaning |

    Gustave [ guhs-tahv; French g ys- tav ] SHOW IPA noun a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning “staff of God.” QUIZ Question TAKE THE QUIZ TO FIND OUT Words nearby Gustave gussy up, gust, gustation, gustative, gustatory, Gustave, Gustavo A. Madero, Gustavus, Gustavus Adolphus, Gustavus I, Gustavus II

  8. All about Gustave Eiffel - The Eiffel Tower - La Tour Eiffel

    Gustave Eiffel. An engineer by training, Eiffel founded and developed a company specializing in metal structural work, whose crowning achievement was the Eiffel Tower. He devoted the last thirty years of his life to his experimental research.

  9. Gustave Courbet - National Gallery of Art

    Gustave Courbet was born in in 1819 in Ornans, a farming town in eastern France, into a closeknit family of the rural middle class. His happy childhood, spent in the woods and fields around Ornans, gave him a taste for the hunt and sport, a dislike for school, and a lifelong love of his native region. While at a boarding school in nearly ...

  10. Gustav (name) - Wikipedia

    Gustav, also spelled Gustaf, is a male given name of likely Old Swedish origin, used mainly in Scandinavian countries, German-speaking countries, and the Low Countries, possibly meaning "staff of the Geats or Goths or gods", possibly derived from the Old Norse elements Gautr, Gutar/Gotar or goð ōs, and stafr. Another etymology speculates that the name may be of Medieval Slavic origin, from the name Gostislav, a compound word for "glorious guest", from the Medieval Slavic words gosti and ...

  11. Gustave Courbet - 289 artworks - painting - WikiArt

    Gustave Courbet was a controversial French painter, who bridged the gap between Romanticism and the Impressionist school of painters. He was controversial not only because he addressed social issues with his work, such as peasants and the working condition of the poor, and the rural bourgeoisie, but also because of the unsentimental way in which he portrayed them.