Nikola Tesla

THE MAN OF THE CENTURY

Here’s a time line of Nikola Tesla’s life:

  • 1856– Nikla Tesla is born.
  • 1875– Tesla enrolls at Austrian Polytechnic
  • 1882– Nicola Tesla begins working for Continental Edison
  • 1882– Tesla identifies magnetic induction field principle
  • 1884– Tesla arrives in the United States
  • 1885– Nikola Tesla quits working for Edison
  • 1886– Nicola Tesla forms Tesla Electrics Light and Manufacturing Company
  • 1887– War os Currents era begins
  • 1887– Nikola Tesla begins experimenting with X-Rays
  • 1888– Tesla Delivers Lecture: A New System of Alternating Current Motors and Transformers
  • 1891– Nikola Tesla Patents the Tesla Coil
  • 1891– Nikola Tesla becomes a citizen of the United States
  • 1893– Nikola Tesla and George Westinghouse power the World’s Columbian Exposition
  • 1899– Tesla moves to research facility in Colorado Springs
  • 1901– Construction begins on Tesla’s Wardenclyffe Tower
  • 1913– Tesla Patents Bladeless Turbine
  • 1915– Tesla and Edison ignored by Nobel Prize committee
  • 1915– Tesla Files Lawsuit Against Guglielmo Marconi
  • 1934– The New York Times publicizes Nikola Tesla’s particle Beam research
  • 1943– Nikola Tesla Dies
  • 1960– ‘Tesla’ Defined As a Unit of Measure

The world, I think, will wait a long time for Nikola Tesla’s equal in achievement and imagination.

– Edwin Howard Armstrong.

If you have time, you should know more about this amazing person at his Wikipedia page.

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