Erich von Däniken was educated in Switzerland, where he followed his passion to study and translate ancient texts and mythologies. His interest in modern science has leaded him to a different conclusion about the interpretation of the historical texts.
In the United States, Mr. Däniken won instant fame as a result of the television special "In Search of Ancient Astronauts," based upon his first book. Däniken's books have been translated into 32 languages, and have sold 63 million copies worldwide.
He also initiated the realization of a unique theme park (MysteryPark) located in Interlaken/Switzerland. This theme park present the unexplained, yet real phenomena found in various historical and archeological sites around the globe. Already now, negotiations have commenced to design and built similar parks in North America, Thailand, Singapore and the United Arab Emirates.