Nikola Tesla is often described as an unsung hero or prophet of the electrical age. It is thanks to him that we have gotten so far in our modern day use of electricity, he is a true pioneer in that field, no doubt about it.
Evidently some people think that his story should be told and he did write down some notes about himself that were published in the volume "My Inventions, The Autobiography of Nikola Tesla" which is available for free here. Another that thinks his story should be known to more people is Margaret Cheney who has written a book about him called "Tesla: Man Out of Time".
Both of these are on my reading list now which is getting waaaayyyy to long.