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Nikola Tesla

Electrical and Mechanical Engineer Nikola Tesla

Profession: Electrical and Mechanical Engineer


Biography: Alternating Current (AC), high-voltage, high-frequency power experiments

Born: July 10, 1856
Birthplace: Smiljan, Austrian Empire (now Croatia)
Star Sign: Cancer

Died: January 7, 1943 (aged 86)
Cause of Death: Coronary Thrombosis

Historical Events

  • 1904-03-05 Nikola Tesla describes the process of the ball lightning formation in Electrical World and Engineer

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