Essay On Nikola Tesla
The inventor Nikola Tesla lived from July 10, 1856 to January 7, 1943, he was a well-known engineer who designed the alternating-current (AC) electric system. He was born in what is now Croatia; he came to the United States in 1884 and worked for Thomas Edison for a while before they both went their separate ways. Tesla sold several patent rights to George Westinghouse; one of those was his AC machinery. During Tesla’s career he discovered, designed and developed ideas for a number of inventions that ended up being patented by other inventor’s.
Nikola Tesla was born to Dijuka Mandic who invented small household appliances in her spare time, his father Milutin Tesla, was a Serbian orthodox priest and writer, he wanted his son to follow in his footsteps and become a priest. But Nikolas was much more interested in science. He was one of five children his siblings where Dane, Angelina, Milka, and Marcia. Tesla went to study at Realschule, Karlstadt (it was renamed to …show more content…
In the 1870 he went to the University of Prague, he then moved to Budapest, where he worked at the Central Telephone Exchange. While he was living in Budapest he came up with the induction motor, then when he was about 28 Tesla decided to leave Europe and move to America. Once Tesla arrived to the United States in 1884, he had a letter of introduction to the famous inventor and business mogul Thomas Edison, who hired Tesla to work with him on making improvements to Edison’s inventions. After working together over a period of time Thomas Edison and Tesla decided to go their separate ways. Mostly because they had different views on the way the saw science. Tesla went through a couple hardships, he received money to start a company to develop the improvement of arc lighting then was