Dr. Ljubomir Vujovic M.D., President and Website Editor of the Tesla Memorial Society of New York passed away this morning (November 28, 2021) surrounded by family in the village of Komarno, Montenegro.
Dr. Vujovic was a physician, author, film producer and one of the leading figures in the Tesla Movement in the United States. His work to keep the memory of Nikola Tesla alive will never be forgotten.
As the President of the Tesla Memorial Society of New York, Dr. Vujovic had a passion for public speaking. He participated in many television, radio and newspaper interviews related to Nikola Tesla and his work.
Above: Dr. Ljubo Vujovic at the Nikola Tesla Museum in Belgrade, 1989, demonstrating the function of Tesla's remote controlled "robot-boat".
Above: Dr. Ljubo Vujovic explaining to US Congressman George Hockbruckner about the Wardenclyffe Tower.
Above: Tesla commemorative plaque on Hotel New Yorker erected July 10, 2001 by the Tesla Memorial Society of New York and Hotel New Yorker.
On July 10, 2001 the Nikola Tesla Commemorative plaque was unveiled on Hotel New Yorker, in Manhattan. Nikola Tesla lived in Hotel New Yorker for the last 10 years of his life. Dr. Vujovic was able to place the plaque on Hotel New Yorker honouring the life and work of Nikola Tesla.
Dr. Vujovic worked with New York City officials, supplying authorities with necessary documents and information for the placement of the Nikola Tesla Street sign in Manhattan at the intersection of 6th Avenue and 40th Street.
Ljubo coauthored the documentary film "Nikola Tesla: The Genius Who Lit the World". He also produced the documentary film "From Immigrant to Inventor: Michael Pupin Remembered" and "The Kingdom of Montenegro".
Ljubo was the editor of the Tesla Memorial Society of New York website. Ljubomir Vujovic worked on the website for many years posting informative articles about Nikola Tesla, Albert Einstein, Michael Pupin, Mileva Maric (Einstein’s first wife) and many others.
Above: Photo taken of Serbian Patriarch Pavle blessing the native soil of Micheal Pupin's home brought from Yugoslavia. Dr. Ljubo Vujovic is holding the soil. This soil was later dispersed over Pupin's grave.
Above: Unveiling of Michael Pupin's bust, Columbia University, May 21, 2004. Tony F. Heinz (left) Chair - Department of Electrical Engineering at Columbia, Lalla Grimes (middle), Administrative Coordinator, Physics Deparmtent, with her Pupin Medal.
Dr. Ljubomir Vujovic was practicing physician in the New York Metropolitan are for over 50 years. During the 1970s, he helped the Yugoslav Medical Society and many hospitals in Yugoslavia with cancer protocols and treatment.
For many years now, Dr. Ljubomir Vujovic has promoted Nikola Tesla Day (July 10), as a day of science, progress and peace among all nations and religious of the world.
Dr. Ljubomir Vujovic will be greatly missed by both his family and the Tesla admirers around the world. His passion for teaching, speaking and promotion of the great work of Nikola Tesla was tremendous. We would like to thank Dr. Ljubo Vujovic for his tireless and lifelong devotion to the Tesla Movement around the world.