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The home of Nikola Tesla

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The great inventor Nikola Tesla was born in present day Croatia in the town of Smiljan. His father was a priest for the local church. This church was rebuild and the family house stands there too. In front of both buildings is a statue of the inventor. Really a wonderful museum to visit, with lots of nice quotes by Tesla and some of the early inventions. The documentary on Nikola Tesla was both fascinating and alienating, as it showed some of the strange visionary flashes of light from which Nikola Tesla was suffering. He eventually learned to live with them. If you happen to be close by, please consider visiting this small museum. So many of his inventions have found their way into our homes. Why not visit the home where it all started? πŸ™‚

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2 thoughts on “The home of Nikola Tesla

  1. He was quite a genius! πŸ™‚
    I can somewhat relate to one of his eccentricities, though; when i have to help my wife put her pierced earrings in… it makes (at that time) me dislike earrings as Nikola did!

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