10 July 1856 – 7 January 1943
- Serbian-American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer and physicist.
- Best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current electricity supply system.
- His best known invention was an electric motor that could run well on AC power.
- Obtained around 300 patents worldwide for his inventions.
- On Tesla’s 75th birthday in 1931, Time magazine put him on its cover.