Nikola Tesla

by: Mallory Bray

Birth Date and Death Date

Nikola Tesla was born on July 10, 1856 in Smiljan. He died on January 7, 1943 in a New Yorker hotel.

Before Nikola was famous

Nikola went to the Graz University of Technology. He was not married. Nikola moved his lab to Colorado Springs in 1899. He later worked on the Wardenclyffe Tower. Nikola moved to the New Yorker hotel where he continued his research and later died in the hotel. He was the Vice President of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers between 1892-1894.

What was Nokla Tesla famous for?

Nikola Tesla was best known for his work with electricity, including the design of alternating current (AC) electricity. He was also known for high voltage experiments and demonstrations, including displays of his famous Tesla Coil which produces high voltage, low current electricity.

3 Facts I learned

  • In 1891, he became a citizen of the United States.
  • He experimented with X-rays and radio waves.
  • He immigrated to the United States of America in 1844, where he worked for Thomas Edison.