The Life of Nikola Tesla
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.
Key Facts In This Video
Tesla had more than 700 patents under his belt when he died. (0:37)
Wireless transmission became a concept Tesla was fixated on. (5:41)
J.P. Morgan once commissioned Tesla to build a power plant. (6:23)