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Nikola Tesla

Born: 1856
Birthplace: Smiljan, Lika, Croatia

Electro-magnetic motor—Tesla invented the induction motor which had a rotating magnetic field. The electro-magnetic motor was instrumental in converting electrical energy into mechanical energy, enabling electric motors to power machines. (1975)

Died: 1943

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