A Short Animated Biography of Nikola Tesla

Jeremiah Warren's his quirky animation style makes for an entertaining three-minute whirlwind tour of Nikola Tesla's career, full of fun facts and more than a little disdain for Thomas Edison. Don't miss The History of Thomas Edison, a similar treatment of the rival inventor's life. 

Previously in the Tesla vs. Edison saga, The Atlantic's Alexis Madrigal compared the two inventors' letterhead designs, courtesy of Letterheady.com, and declares Tesla's the winner: 

Take that, Edison! 

For more videos by Jeremiah Warren, visit http://www.jeremiahwarren.com/. 

Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.

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