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Niagara Falls - Monument to NIKOLA TESLA (Author Les Drysdale)

NIKOLA TESLA etnic Serb, was born to Serbian parents Đuka and Milutin in a small village Smiljan near Gospić in Lika region of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire (today Croatia)and later became an American citizen.His baptismal certificate reports that he was born June 28.(N.S.July 10.)1856.and christianed by the Serbian orthodox priest Tomo Oklobdžija.His father was Rev.Milutin Tesla a priest in Serbian orthodox Church Metropolitanate of Sremski Karlovci (Vojvodina,Serbia)

The other monument to NIKOLA TESLA located on the American side is copy of the work Frano Kršinić.Original stand in front of the Belgrade University Faculty of Electrical Engineering.

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  • Uploaded on December 21, 2008
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    by Sonja Sofronić
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