Nikola Tesla

The Life of Nikola Tesla

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Inventor Nikola Tesla was born July 10, 1856. The inventor spoke eight languages, and had a photographic memory-he could memorize and recite entire books, as well as visualize and build devices without writing anything down.

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. Tesla had more than 700 patents under his belt when he died. 00:37

  2. Wireless transmission became a concept Tesla was fixated on. 05:41

  3. J.P. Morgan once commissioned Tesla to build a power plant. 06:23

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