Jul 12, 2010 - Above: Poster of Nikola Tesla to honor "Nikola Tesla Day" on July 10. Poster by Graphic Designer Kevin L. Sharpe (firstname.lastname@example.org). Above: Nikola Tesla (1856-1943) at the age of 38. Nikola Tesla (10 July 1856 – 7 January 1943) was an inventor, mechanical engineer, and electrical engineer.
Nikola Tesla. Nikola Tesla (Serbian Cyrillic: Никола Тесла; 10 July 1856 – 7 January 1943) was a Serbian-American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist who is best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system.