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    Archduke Franz Ferdinand

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    Franz Ferdinand was born in 1863 and died in 1914. He was born in Graz, Austria. He was originally the third in line to the throne, but he became the heir to the throne. He became the heir to the throne after the deaths of the Emperor's son, Crown Prince Rudolf in 1889, and Franz Ferdinand’s own father Archduke Charles Louis in 1896. He got married to Sophie Chotek von Chotkova in 1900. Sophie and Franz Ferdinand had three children. Franz Josef, the emperor, was against their marriage because he

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    The Assassination of Franz Ferdinand

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    tensions and thus war ensues. Such was the case in WWI with the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. There were many tensions that existed prior to his assassination, but it was his assassination which triggered the war, his assassination that served as an excuse, and perhaps the last straw, so to speak, which led to the First World War. The following paper examines the assassination of Franz Ferdinand and its relationship to the start of WWI. Under the rule at the time of the assassination

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    designated chronology of the First World War, the assassination of Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo is widely accepted as the spark that caused the war. However, that explanation fails to consider the long-term factors in the years before the Great War. The assassination of political figures has happened many times throughout history and no wars have been started over them, yet many people believe that the assassination of Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo by itself was the initial cause of the first major war

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    One Man Vs. the Fate of the World Many historians will claim that the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand made no difference in the creation and onset of the destructive and detrimental path that was World War 1, yet there exists a small, but noteworthy belief that the affair was actually quite significant. In fact, it is believed that his assassination was the main reason the War even began in the first place.While riding with his wife through the European city of Sarajevo, the motorist took

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    Archduke Franz Ferdinand’s Assassination World War I was a crucial point in history. Started by an assassination that shocked the world, it brought fear, chaos, and death to countries around the globe. But what about the assassination? Who was killed? Why is it important? If you ask most people, they’ll have no idea, and yet it was one of the most important parts of the war. The assassinated was no other than Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary, who was assassinated on June 28, 1914. The

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    With the deepest and most profound regret we record today the tragic news of the assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand, Heir-Presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian Throne, and of his wife, the Duchess of Hohenberg. The Archduke, in his capacity as Inspector-General of the Forces of the Empire, had been attending military manoeuvres in the province of Bosnia. While he was passing yesterday, with the Duchess, through the streets of Sarajevo, a bomb was thrown at his motor-car by a printer from

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    Russia, formed in 1907) and the Triple Alliance (Austria-Hungary, Italy and Germany, formed in 1882)-just needed a spark to ignite the war. This spark that possibly became the most likely cause of the start of war was the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne. He was hated by the Bosnian people, because he made it clear that when he became emperor, things would change for his countries benefit and also because of the Balkan Crisis (when Austria Hungary gained control

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    In the dawn of the twentieth century, while political turmoil spurred tension amongst European nations, a single bullet incited one of the bloodiest, most gruesome wars to ever happen in human history. The assassination of Franz Ferdinand, the Austrian Archduke, by the hands of a Bosnian Serb propelled a conflict of gigantic proportions, pitting country against country and dividing the continent into two rival factions. However, the mayhem that ensued was for nothing. It is evident that the war was

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    Franz Ferdinand was born on November 20, 1863 in Graz, Austria to Archduke Karl Ludwig and Princess Maria Annunciata. He was third in line for the throne as emperor of Austria behind his father and his cousin, Crown Prince Rudolf. He was pushed into a position of power early, however, because of the rather prompt deaths of Rudolf and his father. In 1889, Rudolf and one of his mistresses vacationed near Vienna, where he had a nervous breakdown and proceeded to kill both himself and the mistress. During

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    The Assassination of Arch Duke Franz Ferdinand The assassination ================= 'Sunday the 28th of June 1914 was a very bright and extremely hot day in Sarajevo. Sarajevo in Bosnia was preparing for a very rare royal visit. The streets had been specially decked out for the royal visit and colourful Turkish rugs had bean hung out along Apel Quay where the procession was going to take place.' The Austrian-Hungarian empire in central Europe had expanded; it had taken control of Bosnia

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