Tesla was an inventor,  electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current electricity supply system that’s widely used today and discovered the rotating magnetic field.

Nikola Tesla was born on July 10th 1856, in the territory of modern day Croatia to his two Serbian parents. He emigrating to the United States in 1884 to work for Thomas Edison in New York City.

Tesla’s influence goes much further than electricity. He had over 700 patents, and came up with ideas such as; Robots, Spark Plugs, an Xray Device, Wireless communication, Electric motors, Laser technology, Neon Lights, Remote Controls, Cellular communication, The radio, RADAR, And much more

Despite his fame and influence on the world, he died with significant debts, and all alone.  While Edison is known as the inventor of the century, Tesla is only acknowledged as a paragraph in today’s history books, forgotten, and unappreciated.

This is his story.