The original cover art for Margaret Cheney's Tesla - Man out of Time

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1873: Tesla Contracts Cholera

Tesla returns to Gospić in spite of his father's instructions otherwise. Shortly after arriving he contracts Cholera. He is bedridden for 9 months and was near death many times. Tesla's father, in a moment of desperation, agreed to send him to an engineering school if he recovered from the illness.

The vibrio cholerae bacterium.
The vibrio cholerae bacterium.