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Eckhart Tolle

1948 - Today

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Eckhart Tolle ( EK-art TOL-ə; German: [ˈɛkhaʁt ˈtɔlə]; born Ulrich Leonard Tölle, February 16, 1948) is a German-born spiritual teacher and self-help author of The Power of Now and A New Earth. After being recommended by Oprah Winfrey, his first book, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment, reached The New York Times Best Seller list in 2000 which was followed eight years later by the book A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eckhart Tolle has received more than 4,384,833 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Eckhart Tolle is the 253rd most popular writer (up from 288th in 2019), the 206th most popular biography from Germany (up from 225th in 2019) and the 15th most popular German Writer.

Eckhart Tolle is most famous for his book The Power of Now, which is about how to live in the present moment and let go of the past and future.

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Among writers, Eckhart Tolle ranks 253 out of 5,755Before him are Bram Stoker, Christine de Pizan, Roald Dahl, Walt Whitman, Vladimir Mayakovsky, and Lucy Maud Montgomery. After him are Isabel Allende, Bartolomé de las Casas, Halldór Laxness, Dario Fo, Henrik Pontoppidan, and Frédéric Mistral.

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Among people born in 1948, Eckhart Tolle ranks 10Before him are Gérard Depardieu, Samuel L. Jackson, Svetlana Alexievich, Jean-Michel Jarre, Terry Pratchett, and Cat Stevens. After him are Ozzy Osbourne, Sauli Niinistö, Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Jeremy Irons, Hassan Rouhani, and Andrzej Sapkowski.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Eckhart Tolle ranks 206 out of 6,142Before him are Frederick William II of Prussia (1744), Johann Joachim Winckelmann (1717), Alexander Van der Bellen (1944), Otto von Guericke (1602), Konstantin von Neurath (1873), and Karl Liebknecht (1871). After him are Wilhelm Canaris (1887), Conrad III of Germany (1093), Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor (1282), Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor (990), Otto III, Holy Roman Emperor (980), and Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten (1714).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Eckhart Tolle ranks 15Before him are Erich Maria Remarque (1898), Heinrich Böll (1917), Novalis (1772), Friedrich Hölderlin (1770), Nelly Sachs (1891), and Jacob Grimm (1785). After him are Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1729), Alexandra Feodorovna (1872), Ernst Jünger (1895), Heinrich von Kleist (1777), Paul Heyse (1830), and Karl May (1842).

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