Nikola Tesla remains one of the most mystical and dramatic figures of engineering. His discoveries to a large extent shaped the power of technology which changed the world in the 20th century. Tesla’s thoughts and ideas laid the background of industrial revolution and it would not be an exaggeration to state that Tesla was the Superman of engineering in the previous century. What is more impressive, Tesla’s papers and records contained more discoveries, some of them are not fully understood or utilized
everybody. Nikola Tesla was born on the 10th of July, 1856. Tesla was a Serbian American inventor, electrical engineer and mechanical engineer. This paper illustrates Nikola Tesla’s early life, his working for Edison, his achievements and inventions like the AC system and the induction motor, radio, X-ray, Wardenclyffe Tower and harnessing the power of Niagara Falls. In addition, the paper discuses about his death and his paper that got seized by the FBI.