Nikola Tesla: The extraordinary life of a modern Prometheus – The Conversation

https://theconversation.com/nikola-tesla-the-extraordinary-life-of-a-modern-prometheus-89479

The 75th anniversary of Tesla’s death on Jan. 7 provides a timely opportunity to review the life of a man who came from nowhere yet became world famous; claimed to be devoted solely to discovery but relished the role of a showman; attracted the attention of many women but never married; and generated ideas that transformed daily life and created multiple fortunes but died nearly penniless.