The Story of Nikola Tesla

Scammed by Thomas Edison, abandoned by JP Morgan

Mario Gabriele
6 min readOct 9, 2020

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Nikola Tesla was the greatest inventor of his era. He died penniless and alone, swindled by both Thomas Edison and JP Morgan.

Tesla was born in 1856 in a mountainous region of Croatia. His father was a Serbian-Orthodox priest, learned. But Nikola got his gifts from his mother. Though she’d never attended school…

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