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Nikola TESLA (1856-1943)

CONTENTS:
Biography
His

work
Private life
Quotes
Social relationships
Interesting

Teslas signature

BIOGRAPHY
A

Serbian American inventor and


electrical engineer;
Born on 10 july 1856. in Smiljan
( Austrian Empire ,modern-day Croatia);
Early years (Primary School in Smiljan,
Lower Real Gymnasium in Gospic,
Higher Real Gymnasium in Karlovac,
University of Technology in Graz);
Middle years and patents;
Later years and death (7 January 1943.
in New York).

HIS WORK
His

first job in Budapest;


Working for Edisons Company
and for Edison;
There are 700 patents:AC and
the induction motor,
radio,thermo-magnetic
motor,electro-magnetic
motor,electric-arc lamp,dynamoelectric machine,turbine,coil etc.;
Awards.

Tesla's Wardenclyffe plant on


Tesla's US390721 Patent for a Long Island in 1904. From this
"Dynamo Electric Machine"
facility, Tesla hoped to
demonstrate wireless
transmission of electrical energy
across the Atlantic.

Gilded urn with Tesla's ashes, in


his favorite geometrical object,
Nikola Tesla's Colorado Springs Laboratory
asphere

PRIVATE LIFE
Very
He

poor life;

wasnt married;

Educated
Humorist.

man;
Tesla with an unknown woman

QUOTES
I don't care that they stole my idea . . I care
that they don't have any of their own.
If you want to find the secrets of the
universe, think in terms of energy, frequency
and vibration.
I have not failed. Ive just found 10,000 ways
that wont work.
Be alone, that is the secret of invention; be
alone, that is when ideas are born.

SOCIAL RELATIONSHIPS
AND WHAT DID OTHERS SAY ABOUT HIM?

Einstein

was once asked how it


felt to be the smartest man alive.
Einsteins replay was: I dont
know, youll have to ask Nikola
Tesla.
Friend with
Mestrovic,Twain,Swezey.

INTERESTING
He will be a child of light,said
his mother;
He had a strange habits;
He was vegetarien;
He loved pigeons;
There are few
museums,corners,and airport
with his name.

Nikola Tesla on 100Serbian dinar banknote


Nikola Tesla Corner inNew
York City

Tesla's portrait Blue Portrait


Nikola Tesla Museum in Belgrade,
from 1916, painted by thenSerbia
Hungarian princess,Vilma LwoffParlaghy

THE END!

By Danijela, Marina and Dajan