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Nikola Tesla (I) (1856–1943)

Nikola Tesla was born on July 10, 1856. He died on January 7, 1943 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 2015 Eredità Lumière (Short) (in memory of)
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 2014 Forbidden History (TV Series documentary)
- The Genius of Nikola Tesla (2014) ... Himself
 2014 10 Things You Don't Know About (TV Series documentary)
- Edison & Tesla (2014) ... Himself
 2009 The Universe (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Electrical / Mechanical Engineering
- Strangest Things (2009) ... Himself - Electrical / Mechanical Engineering (uncredited)
 2007 Is It Real? (TV Series documentary)
- Life on Mars (2007) ... Himself
 2000 Tesla: Master of Lightning (TV Movie documentary)
 2000 Modern Marvels (TV Series documentary)
- Great Inventions (2000) ... Himself
 1984 Nikola Tesla: Mad Scientist of the Gilded Age (Video short)

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6 Biographical Movies | 11 Print Biographies | 4 Portrayals | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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The human being is a self-propelled automaton entirely under the control of external influences. Willful and predetermined though they appear, his actions are governed not from within, but from without. He is like a float tossed about by the waves of a turbulent sea. See more »


The rock band Tesla is named after him. See more »

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