NIKOLA TESLA (1856 – 1943)
One of the greatest Serbian and world inventors and scientists was born into a Serbian Orthodox family in the village of Smiljan, on 10 of July 1856. Since an early age Nikola expressed all the brilliance of his mind, becoming the man who took his steps far ahead of his time. Tesla was aware that his education took a great toll on his parents so he left home to pursue work in Budapest and later France, where he made foundations of his future, world changing accomplishments.
Tesla took his longest step across the Atlantic in 1884 and settled in New York, were he was offered a job by Thomas Edison. Ethical differences with the latter served as an inspiration for making the mythical Tesla – Edison rivalry.
Nikola Tesla spent his time in America making great achievements in the field of physics, electro physics and radio engineering, carving the path for the modern world as we know today.
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