Hoffman was an author and Muslim intellectual, respected by both Muslims and non-Muslims. He was a prominent former German diplomat and author of several books on Islam, including Journey to Makkah and The Future of Islam in the West and the East, published in 2008. Many of his books and essays focus on Islam’s place in the West and the United States, specifically in light of the post-9/11 climate.
Source of Influence: Scholarly
Date of Death: 13 January 2020
Status: Featured in current year
Place of Death: Germany