Nikola Tesla was a famous scientist which is most well known for his Tesla Coil and the advancement of the AC System. Nikola Tesla was born on July 10, 1856 and died on January 7, 1943. He was born in a small town in Croatia called Smiljan. He then moved to America with his family. He did his work in New York, New York. His inventions are very useful in today’s world because the AC System cools and heats homes all around the world. When he was in America he went through rough times do to the Civil War between the Union and the Confederate States of America. He has a very famous quote which he wrote down in his journal which is “The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.” He was so good at his job that there is museum named after him called the Nikola Tesla Museum. He went to college at UC Berkeley where he studied engineering. He had four siblings named Dane Tesla, Angelina Tesla, Marica Tesla, and Milka Tesla. He was so engaged in his line of work that h didn’t have a spouse. He also didn’t have any blood or adopted children of his own. He sold his AC machinery system to George Westinghouse. He also invented dynamos with a couple of other scientist that he worked with. He was also a pioneer in the discovery of the rotating magnetic field, radar and X-ray technology which was the basis of most AC cooling systems. Tesla also designed the first AC hydroelectric power plants in the United States of America. One year later that power plant powered Buffalo, New York. In the late 1900’s Tesla patented the Tesla Coil which laid the foundation for wireless technologies. A company that was going to produce electric cars named the company after Nikola. Tesla was also hired by the famed inventor Thomas Edison. At first Tesla only helped Edison improve his inventions, but later on in his life he started to invent things by himself. Tesla was obsessed with wireless technology. He was so obsessed with wireless technology that he tried to build a global wireless communication system.Nikola Tesla died as a poor and reclusive man. He died from a nervous breakdown while working on wireless technology. Tesla was also targeted by the FBI because he was trying to build a ” death beam” that was being looked at by the Soviet Union.