Archduke Franz Ferdinand

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Eva Stammen Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir of the Austria-Hungarian throne, and his wife--Sofia, were assassinated June 28th, 1914. They were murdered in Sarajevo by the Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip. Some are to say that this could be the start of tension between Austria-Hungary, but to the Serbians, this was a sign of Heroism. In the eyes of the Serbians, Princip was just doing their country a favor. He was nationalist-- a person who advocates independence for their country.

Archduke Franz Ferdinand

That Day
Eva Stammen Two attempts were made on the Archduke’s life that day. He was in Bosnia directing the Austrian Armed Corps stationed there. During the morning, a bomb was thrown at his car,

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