Hailed as one of the forefathers of the Ancient Astronaut theory, Erich von Däniken is the award-winning and bestselling author of Chariots of the Gods, Twilight of the Gods, and many other books. He lectures throughout the world and has appeared in TV specials and many episodes of Ancient Aliens on the History Channel. A cofounder of the Archaeology, Astronautics, and SETI Research Association, he lives in Switzerland. In 2019, Erich von Daniken was cited as one of the "100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People in the World" according to Watkins Mind Body Spirit magazine.
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