(July 9, 1856-January 7, 1943)
Invented the fluorescent lamp and radio
Why he might be annoying
He was very eccentric causing him to lead a life of loneliness.
He let other inventors such as Edison and Westinghouse steal his ideas and trample over him.
In the last years of his life, he spent his time in a small apartment trying to communicate with extra-terrestrials.
He suffered with anxiety.
Why he might not be annoying
His inventions include a telephone repeater, rotating magnetic field principle, polyphase alternating-current system, induction motor, alternating-current power transmission, Tesla coil transformer, wireless communication, radio, fluorescent lights and more than 700 other patents.
He slept an average of 3 hours a night.
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For 2015, as of last week, Out of 1351 Votes: 49.67% Annoying
In 2014, Out of 3599 Votes: 26.76% Annoying
In 2013, Out of 2125 Votes: 32.85% Annoying
In 2012, Out of 616 Votes: 44.64% Annoying
In 2011, Out of 86 Votes: 46.51% Annoying
In 2010, Out of 1513 Votes: 43.03% Annoying
In 2009, Out of 2292 Votes: 32.46% Annoying
In 2008, Out of 103 Votes: 33.01% Annoying
In 2007, Out of 392 Votes: 43.62% Annoying
In 2006, Out of 876 Votes: 39.61% Annoying
In 2005, Out of 1240 Votes: 41.77% Annoying
In 2004, Out of 1304 Votes: 41.18% Annoying
In 2003, Out of 839 Votes: 42.55% Annoying
In 2002, Out of 488 Votes: 38.52% Annoying
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