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Tesla Genealogy and Tesla Family History Information

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  • Georgina Đuka Tesla (1822 - 1892)
    Wikipedia tells us that Nikola Tesla's mother was "talented in making home craft tools and memorized many Serbian epic poems, but never learned to read.[10] Tesla's biographer John O'Neill relates that...
  • Milutin Tesla (1819 - 1879)
    protojerej i paroh gospic'ki Za prosvetiteljski rad, 1873. austrougarski car Franjo Josip I odlikovao ga je visokim ordenom – Krstom za zasluge I stepena.
  • Nikola Tesla (1856 - 1943)
    Links about Tesla , According to Tesla's own story, his family surname was previously Draganić. One theory is that Tesla's family got their surname after the Roman settlement Tesleum locate...
  • Alžběta Tesla (deceased)
  • Anastazja Teśla (deceased)

About the Tesla surname

Po Teslinom kazivanju njegova se obitelj ranije prezivala Draganić. Jedna od pretpostavki je da Tesle nose prezime po rimskom naselju Tesleum koje se nalazi blizu mjesta Raduč (rodnog mjesta Nikolinog oca). Prema drugoj pretpostavci članovi jedne grane njegove obitelji dobili su nadimak Tesla zbog njihove naslijedne osobine koju su skoro svi imali - vrlo široki isturene prednje zube, koji su izuzetni sličili na istureno sječivo drvodijeljnje sjekire koja se naziva 'tesla'