Nikola Tesla was mainly known for creating the AC current. He was also known for his study of electromagnetism. He was an inventor, mechanical engineer, and an electrical engineer. I chose him because I thought he would be an interesting person to research.
March 5, 1866 Dear diary, I have fallen ill yet again. I just keep on getting sick but I have been able to control my hallucinations. I am only experiencing them if Im under great stress. I have been trying to please my parents since my brother died in an accident. Ugh, my head is starting to hurt again. I will continue this entry when I feel better.
Nikola Teslas Major Life Achievements 1856 Nikola Tesla born to Serbian parents in Croatia 1882 Tesla conceives of AC induction motor 1884 Tesla immigrates to the United States 1884 Tesla begins working for Thomas Edison quits year later 1887 Tesla builds first AC Induction Motor 1891 Tesla invents 2-coil Tesla Coil 1894 Tesla generates 1,000,000 volts 1943 Tesla dies penniless in NY hotel on January 7, 1943
Nikola Tesla worked for Thomas Edison before Tesla sold his AC ideas to Edison's rival.
Teslas ash at the Tesla museum in Belgrade, Serbia. Tesla at age 23.
The Tesla coil in one experiment of many conducted in Colorado Springs. This is a grounded tuned coil in resonance with a nearby transmitter; Light is glowing near the bottom.
An important events that happened was WW1 and the start of WW2.