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Erich Anton Paul von Däniken

Swiss author and mystery lover; he is considered to be a founder of so called speculative archaeology. In his books he presents theories about extraterrestrial visits to Earth which influenced early human history. His first and probably most important book Chariots of the Gods? was published in 1968. Däniken’s books have been translated into twenty eight languages, have sold more than 60 million copies and most of them become bestsellers.