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Nikola Tesla


Nikola Tesla was a Serbian American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist who is best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system.


  • Inventions or discoveries 

  • Personal 

  • Early years 

  • Working at Edison 

  • Tesla Electric Light & Manufacturing 

  • AC and the induction motor 

  • New York laboratories 

  • Wireless power 

  • Later years 

  • Death 

  • Patents 

  • Literary works 

  • Legacy and honors