A spark of genius
A child of the storm his mom said he is a child of the light.
Nikola Tesla's family members.
Nikola's father was named Milutin Tesla. His mother was named Djuka. He had 3 sisters, Angelina, Milka, and Marica, and a brother, Daniel.
Nikola's dad was a preacher
Nikolas dad was a preacher his dad wanted him to be a preacher when he grew up.
Nikola's mom invented tools for the farm
Nikolas mom invented tools to make farming easy and she recited poems .She had no forming schooling she also taught herself how to read.
Nikolas elementary school was called the Normal School in Gospic. He loved school! When he was 10 he went to the Gymnasium. In 1870 Nikola Tesla graduated from the Gymnasium. He enrolled in the Higher Real Gymnasium in 1871 at the age of fifteen in Karlovic. This was like going to a university. In 1875, he went to continue his studies of technical education in Austria at the Polytechnic Institute.
Nikolas greatest inventons
Nikola Tesla developed technology used in alternating current to power the radio, TV , speakers, neon, and Xrays.
Nikola's Greatest Achievments
One of Nikola Tesla greatest achievements was working with Thomas Edison.
Nikolas Tesla's last invention: The World System or Wardenclyffe Project
Nikola Tesla had an idea to make a tower that would send wireless signals, so people could talk to people from another country. It never became operational because he did not have enough money to finish it.
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