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.
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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)