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Nikola Tesla

Smiljan, Croatia 1856 - New York 1943
American inventor, born in Croatia into a Serb family; electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system
Ivan Meštrović

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Bronze statue of Nikola Tesla sitting on the ground.

Tesla and the sculptor Meštrović were friends, they both went to the United States from Yugoslavia.Tesla admired Meštrović's talent and asked the artist to make a portrait of him, which was the first bronze cast in the Tesla Museum in Belgrade. This statue was a special gift by Ivan Meštrović for the Roger Boscovich Institute in Zagreb. In 2006 it was moved to the center of the city on the occasion of the celebration of Tesla's 150th anniversary.


1856 - 1943

u povodu 150. obljetnice rođenja
grad zagreb 10. srpnja 2006.

1856 - 1943

On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of his birth
City of Zagreb, 10 April 2006.

spomenik nikoli tesli dar je
akad. kipara ivana meštrović
institutu ruđer bošković

This statue of Nikola Tesla is a gift
from acad. sculptor Ivan Meštrović
Roger Boscovich Institute




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Item Code: hr028; Photograph: 8 September 2016
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