Nikola TeslaBirth

Nikola Tesla born in Smiljan, Croatia

10 Jul, 1856

Tesla is born and christened by a Serbian Orthodox priest. His parents are Đuka and Milutin Tesla and he has five siblings. Upon the night of his birth there is heavy lightning and the midwife remarks that

He’ll be a child of the storm

To which his mother replies:

No, of light

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