Erich Von Daniken

Erich Von Daniken
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Erich Von Daniken Biography

Erich Anton Paul von Daniken, born as Erich Anton Paul von Dniken, was born in Zofingen, Aargau, Switzerland, on April 14, 1935. is a controversial Swiss author best known for his books which present claims of evidence for extraterrestrial influences on early human culture, most prominently Chariots of the Gods?, published in 1968. Von Daniken is one of the key figures responsible for popularizing the paleocontact and ancient astronaut hypotheses.

Von Daniken is a co-founder of the Archaeology, Astronautics and SETI Research Association (AAS RA). He developed a theme park called Mystery Park in Interlaken, Switzerland, which opened on May 23, 2003 and closed on November 19, 2006.

His 26 books have been translated into more than 20 languages, selling more than 60 million copies worldwide, and his documentary TV shows have been viewed around the world.

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