Nikola Tesla

He was one of the great pioneers of electrical power.

In November 1915 the New York Times announced that he and his rival, Thomas Edison, would share the Nobel Prize for Physics.

But the two men never received the prize.

Image: A statue of Nikola Tesla in his home village of Smiljan. Credit: AFP/Getty Images.

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