nikola tesla

  • TESLA`S FATHER Milutin Tesla

    Nikola Tesla was born in Smiljan near Gospić, in the Austrian Empire (Croatia). But did you know that his father, Milutin Tesla (1819–1879), was a priest of the Eastern Orthodox Church? Yes, he was a priest of the Orthodox Church in Smiljan and in Gospić. He wrote many articles...
  • NOW WE KNOW Nikola Tesla will be on Croatian euro coins!

    The Money Commission of the Croatian National Bank determined the final motive proposal for the national sides of future Croatian euro coins. In a web survey on the euro.hr website and in a structured national survey, citizens presented more than 11,000 free proposals, and among them, the motive of...
  • PHOTO Nikola Tesla sculpture returns to Gospić!

    A monumental bronze statue of Nikola Tesla, a work by sculptor Frano Kršinić, was reinstalled in a new square in the central town of Gospić, bearing Tesla’s name. Culture Minister Nina Obuljen Koržinek said at the event that it was yet another opportunity to express respect for the great Croatian and...
  • AFTER 30 YEARS Nikola Tesla statue returns to Gospić

    The Mayor of Gospić, Karlo Starčević, signed a contract with a representative of the firm Kameni Zid on Friday on the execution of works on the arrangement of the square in front of the Cultural Information Centre in Gospić, where a monument to Nikola Tesla will be erected. The...
  • TONIGHT Spectacle ‘Tesla Power of Lights’ in Gospić

    On Friday, July 10, Croatia and the world will mark the 164th anniversary of the birth of one of the world’s greatest minds, Nikola Tesla, and a real spectacle is being prepared in his hometown of Gospić this weekend. For three days in a row – on Friday, Saturday...
  • AFTER 28 YEARS Tesla is coming home!

    One of the most important topics in Lika-Senj County is the return of the Nikola Tesla monument to Gospić after 28 years. It is a big news for this part of Croatia, which relies on Tesla`s legacy as one of the most important aspects of tourism. That is why...
  • EXCLUSIVE Take a virtual walk through hotel room where Tesla lived and died

    Have you ever wanted to step inside Nikola Tesla’s Hotel Room at The New Yorker hotel? Well, now you can – in 3D! Untapped cities partnered with 3D visualization company Matterport to bring visitors digitally inside unique New York City locations, including places like the Edison Ballroom and Tesla’s...
  • “NIKOLA TESLA AT 75” The special Time Magazine cover from 1931

    “On Nikola Tesla’s birthday in mid- July, the electrical term which his name has become is regenerated as a tall, meagre, eagle-headed man. Reporters hunt him out of his hotel cubicle for his yearly interview and for a day his long-standing fame flares again.”, starts the interview published in...
  • NIGHT WITH TESLA Fun after dark at Nikola`s house

    Museums, art galleries, and cultural institutions across Croatia are getting ready for the 15th annual “Night of Museums” in Croatia traditionally held on the last Friday of January. “Night of Museums” at the Nikola Tesla Memorial Center in Smiljan begins on Friday at 6 pm with an exhibition “Tesla...