Nikola Tesla was one of the most famous inventors in the world. He came up with technologies that changed the world. His goal was to move humanity forward, unfortunately he was surrounded by people who could only appreciate inventions that bring them profit. Many people consider him the smartest person who ever lived. Although born in the 19th century, he has worked on ideas that go beyond the present, from time travel to teleportation or space vibration. Many of his works are still a mystery and not much is known about his personal life. Below you can see 30 photos of Nikola Tesla that you have probably never seen before.

A Photograph of Nikola Tesla when he was 23.
Nikola Tesla photographed in 1916, working on one of his inventions.
Photograph of Nikola Tesla in 1899 showing him experimenting with currents of High Voltage and High Frequency
The hand of Nikola Tesla captured by his artificial daylight.


Photograph of Nikola Tesla and King Peter II taken in 1942.
A photograph of Nikola Tesla sitting in his office.
Nikola Tesla thinking.
Nikola Tesla, in 1916 pointing towards a photograph captured in Colorado Springs in 1899.
Nikola Tesla performing one of his many experiments in his laboratory.
Nikola Tesla photographed in 1898, demonstrating wireless energy transmission.
This image shows Tesla lighting a wireless bulb using high-frequency currents.
A photograph of Tesla at the age of 40.
A Photograph of Nikola Tesla holding his gas-filled phosphor-coated wireless light bulb. He developed it in the 1890s.
A photograph of Nikola Tesla sitting in front of his generator. The image was taken around 1899.
An image of Nikola Tesla lighting a vacuum bulb using waves originating from a distant oscillator.
A photograph taken in 1899 shows Nikola Tesla showing off wireless power transmission.
Nikola Tesla in his Colorado Springs Laboratory.
Nikola Tesla standing outside of his Colorado Springs laboratory taken in 1899.
Nikola Tesla performing experiments in his laboratory.
This photograph, captured in 1894, is the very first image taken by phosphorescent light.
A photograph of John T. Morris, Victor Beam, and Nikola Tesla.
Nikola Tesla- the man who harnessed lightning sitting in his Hotel Room.
Nikola Tesla in 1937, accepting the order of the White Lion.
Nikola Tesla during an interview.
Nikola Tesla standing in his New York City Office in 1916.

A photograph of Nikola Tesla working in his office in 1916.
This is believed to be the last image of Nikola Tesla photographed in 1943.