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Croatia
Zagreb
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Ulica svetog Ćirila i Metoda 5

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
(Wikipedia)
Velibor Mačukatin
1990

Zagreb /  Nikola Tesla   Zagreb /  Nikola Tesla

Description

Stone plaque with a bronze relief portrait on Zagreb's old city hall.

Inscription(s)

smatram svojom dužnošću da kao
rođeni sin svoje zemlje pomognem
gradu zagrebu u svakom pogledu
savjetom i cinom - rekao je u ovoj zgradi
NIKOLA TESLA
24 svibnja 1892 godine
kad je gradskoj općini predložio iz-
gradnju centrale izmjenične struje

I consider it my duty as a son to his country
to help the City of Zagreb in every way
with advice and act - said in this building
NIKOLA TESLA
on 24th May 1892
when the city municipality proposed
the building of an alternate current power station

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 45°48'56" E 15°58'24"

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