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  • Angelina Trbojević (1853 - 1931)
  • Danilo Tesla (1848 - 1863)
    Umro sa 15 godina Wikipedia tells us that Nikola Tesla's brother, Danilo, died in horse-riding accident when Nikola was 5 years old.
  • 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...
  • Marica Kosanović (1858 - 1938)
  • Milka Glumičić (1849 - d.)

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'