Nikola Tesla

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Noun1.Nikola Tesla - United States electrical engineer and inventor (born in Croatia but of Serbian descent) who discovered the principles of alternating currents and developed the first alternating-current induction motor and the Tesla coil and several forms of oscillators (1856-1943)
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(15.) "Tesla, Nikola (1856-1943), an electrical engineer, is generally recognized as the inventor of the induction motor ...