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In 1856 he employed [[Gustave Eiffel]] as his private secretary.
 
In 1856 he employed [[Gustave Eiffel]] as his private secretary.
  
In 1855 Charles Nepveu published a treatise on bridge foundations. The [[Musée des arts et métiers|Musee des Arts et Metiers]] have on display a scale model of bridge foundations by Nepveu, probably shown at the Universal Exposition in 1855. His achievements include the railway bridge over the Garonne at Bordeaux, whose piles were sunk using compressed air, and the installation of the Machine Hall at the 1855 Exposition. Nepveu also worked in an advisory capacity on the digging of the Suez Canal.<ref>[https://artsandculture.google.com/exhibit/construction-mus%C3%A9e-des-arts-et-m%C3%A9tiers/9wJCPgnu93xrKw?hl=fr] Construction - Musée des arts et métiers</ref>  
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In 1855 Charles Nepveu published a treatise on bridge foundations. The [[Musee des Arts et Metiers|Musée des arts et métiers]] have on display a scale model of bridge foundations by Nepveu, probably shown at the Universal Exposition in 1855. His achievements include the railway bridge over the Garonne at Bordeaux, whose piles were sunk using compressed air, and the installation of the Machine Hall at the 1855 Exposition. Nepveu also worked in an advisory capacity on the digging of the Suez Canal.<ref>[https://artsandculture.google.com/exhibit/construction-mus%C3%A9e-des-arts-et-m%C3%A9tiers/9wJCPgnu93xrKw?hl=fr] Construction - Musée des arts et métiers</ref>  
  
 
He died at the age of 40.
 
He died at the age of 40.

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French civil and railway engineer.

In 1856 he employed Gustave Eiffel as his private secretary.

In 1855 Charles Nepveu published a treatise on bridge foundations. The Musée des arts et métiers have on display a scale model of bridge foundations by Nepveu, probably shown at the Universal Exposition in 1855. His achievements include the railway bridge over the Garonne at Bordeaux, whose piles were sunk using compressed air, and the installation of the Machine Hall at the 1855 Exposition. Nepveu also worked in an advisory capacity on the digging of the Suez Canal.[1]

He died at the age of 40.


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  1. [1] Construction - Musée des arts et métiers