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Archduke Franz Ferdinand Of Austria

summer day. Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated. Not only was Franz murdered, but so was his wife Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg. They were assassinated by a young man named Bosnian Serb which set off a chain of events that leaded to the start of World War One. To many people it was known as the Great War and seemed to have come out of the blue. Franz’s assassination was the start to it all. Franz Ferdinand was the eldest son of Carl Ludwig and the brother of Emperor Franz Josef. Franz was born...

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The Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand on the 28th June 1914 by Gavrilo Princip of the Serbain Secret society, the "Black Hand" had devastating consequences on the world. The causes of this event can be found in the determination of Serbian nationalism to create a Southern Slav state and the equal determination of Austria to prevent this from happening. This created growing tension amongst the Great Powers which would lead to a series of Ultimatums and mobilisations which would affect many...

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Archduke Franz Ferdinand

l, but it wasn’t until June 28, 1914 the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand triggered World War l. His assassination took place in Sarajevo, leading Austria to declare war against Serbia. Austria declaring war to Serbia caused Serbia’s allies to declare war on each other, for example France, Russia, and United Kingdom. From all this chaos World War I began. Franz Ferdinand, eldest son of Carl Ludwig, the brother of Emperor Franz Josef, was born in 1863. He joined the Austro-Hungarian army...

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Archduke Franz Ferdinand's Assassination

devastating and history-changing wars was caused by the assassination of Austria-Hungary’s Archduke Franz Ferdinand. He was next in line for the throne to govern over the Austria-Hungary empire in the beginning of the 20th century, and he was rising at a very dangerous and tense time. In the early 1900s, Austria-Hungary was in a stressful conflict with the country of Serbia. The Serbians wanted the land of Bosnia, in which the Austria-Hungarian empire had annexed into their country, and Serbia wanted...

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Archduke Franz Ferdinand Assasination

One Wrong Turn Austro-Hungarian Archduke assassinated Who is really to blame? 29th June 1914 Left: Franz Ferdinand/ Middle: Nedjelko Cabrinovic/ Right: Gavrilo Princip Yesterday Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his pregnant wife Sophie were shot by Serb Gavrilo Princip in Sarajevo on a visit to Bosnia. Gavrilo Princip is believed to be part of the Black Hand Gang, a group of terrorists that want Bosnia to become part of Serbia. Cornel Api, the...

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Assassination of Franz Ferdinand

‘The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand was the most important cause in the outbreak of WW1. How far do you agree?’ There were many causes of the First World War. In this essay I am trying to see how much impact the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand had in the run up to war. On June the 28th 1914, Gavirilo Princip along with two other students living in Serbia were waiting in the crowd, watching Franz Ferdinand, who was to be the future ruler of Austria-Hungary. One of the students...

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The First Attempt on Archduke Franz Ferdinand the 2nds Life

The First Attempt on Archduke Franz Ferdinand the 2nds Life When Franz Ferdinand got on the Black Hand’s radar, they decided to have him killed. Nedjelko Cabrinovic was the first member to give it a try. Nedjelko was an often-sickly man, who changed sides often (at times he was a socialist, at others an anarchist, and even a nationalist). He was recruited by the Black Hand around 1912, shortly after being expelled from Sarajevo for a period of five years. He trained for 2 years with...

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The Assassination of Franz Ferdinand and the Start of Wwi

lived 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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Was the Outbreak of General War in 1914 Inevitable After the Assassination of Arch Duke Franz Ferdinand?

Was the outbreak of general war in 1914 inevitable after the assassination of Arch Duke Franz Ferdinand? Various different factors led to the outbreak of the first World War- a war which incorporated all human, economic and military resources available to achieve total victory over the enemy. Roughly, the causes can be classified into long term (Franco-Prussian War, Imperialism, Alliance System, Anglo- German Naval Arms Race, etc.), short term (Morrocan Crisis, Agadir Crisis, Bosnian Crisis,...

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Why Is Archduke Franz Ferdinand's Assassination Justified

of lives, began with the assassination of one man: Archduke Franz Ferdinand of the Austro-Hungarian empire. On June 28, 1914, Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie, were in Bosnia to inspect the empire’s military forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina (History 1). The annexing of this land caused Serbian unrest (History 1). Ferdinand was scheduled to visit Sarajevo, so a few Serbian nationalists conspired and planned his assassination. While Ferdinand and his wife were in a car, Nedjelko Cabrinovic threw...

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