No, but he did envision a “world system” or wireless communications that would send telephone messages, music, stock market reports, pictures, and even secure messages to any part of the planet.
No. When he was 24, however, he fell in love with Anna (we only know her first name), whom he described as being “tall and beautiful with extraordinary understandable eyes.”
Tesla could be a strict boss, issuing directives that “All work must be done first class. Tell the other workmen not to lose sight of this.”
No. The army expected young men in its territories to serve for three years.
Milutin wanted his surviving son to be a priest, fearing that his fragile health would not survive the military or what he assumed were the rigors of intensive engineering study.
Milutin Tesla was an Orthodox priest, serving some eighty families in the province of Lika, which is a part of Croatia.
When he had money and dined at Delmonico’s or the Palm Room, he enjoyed thick steak, preferably filet mignon.
It may have been apocryphal that Nikola Tesla was born in the midst of a violent thunderstorm exactly at the stroke of midnight.
He was no movie star, but his accomplishments were noted regularly in New York and regional papers.
Tesla initially idolized the Wizard of Menlo Park, who was nine years his senior.
Tesla, at his core, appreciated efficiency, and he idealistically wanted to bring power to everyone. So, yes, he was a clean-energy pioneer.
It wasn’t Elon Musk’s doing. Actually, the company’s founders -- Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning – chose the name as homage to Nikola Tesla