The assassination of archduke franz ferdinand of austria, heir presumptive to the austro-hungarian throne, and his wife sophie, duchess of hohenberg. In reference to world war i as with any war there is always a background to consider europe was going through major power shifts both among and within nations for 4 decades before the war began, here are some of the facts - 1. The assassination of archduke ferdinand franz at sarajevo 1409 words | 6 pages crime archduke franz and his wife duchess sophie were driving through sarajevo and expected to arrive peacefully, but gavrilo princip had an assassination in mind for the family. Margaret macmillan sees a photograph of franz ferdinand and sophie taken just before their deaths--and discerns the seeds of destruction. This photograph of archduke franz ferdinand and duchess sophie was taken in sarajevo on june 28, 1914, only moments before their assassination.
The assassination of ferdinand is considered the most immediate cause of world war i wikimedia commons has media related to archduke franz ferdinand of austria. As stated in the introduction to the causes section of this wikibook, the assassination of archduke franz ferdinand of austria was an event which led directly to declarations of war starting world war i. The assassination of archduke franz ferdinand, heir to the austro-hungarian throne, and his wife sophie in sarajevo on 28 june 1914 eventually led to the outbreak of the first world war. This article examines the events in the balkans that led up to the assassination of archduke franz ferdinand, an event that triggered the first world war.
Eye witness account of the assassination of archduke franz ferdinand of austria. On june 28th, 1914, franz ferdinand, the heir to the austro-hungarian throne, was assassinated by gavrilo princip, a nationalist working for the serbian unde. Start studying wwi learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards nationalism, imperialism, arms race, alliances and the assassination of franz ferdinand. One hundred years ago today in sarajevo, a serb nationalist shot to death at point-blank range the archduke franz ferdinand, heir to the throne of the austro-hungarian empire, and his wife sophie.
The assassination of archduke franz ferdinand is known to be the trigger of world war i here are 10 facts about the event, and the life of the archduke. Borijove jevtic, one of the leaders of the narodna odbrana who was arrested with gavrilo princip immediately after the assassination, gave this firsthand account of the killing. The spark that set light to a continent: how a conspiracy to kill an archduke set off a chain of events ending in war.
Sarajevo, june 28, 1914 the assassination of archduke franz ferdinand by micheal shackelford note on slavic spelling: due to the current limitations of html, certain slavic characters can not be reproduced. The assassination of archduke franz ferdinand and his wife at sarajevo in june 1914.
Complete the practice questions on this worksheet and quiz to find out what you know about archduke franz ferdinand these handy study facts & assassination if. The assassination of archduke franz ferdinand(newspaper and current periodical reading room, library of congress).
Curses archduke franz ferdinand and his astounding death car was the man whose assassination began world war i riding in a car destined to bring death to a series of owners. Beginning with the assassination of archduke franz ferdinand, dr annika mombauer explores the opposing debates about the origins of world war one is it possible for historians to arrive at a consensus. And by portraying the assassination of franz ferdinand as a piece of outrageous coincidence it’s gavrilo princip feigning surprise, he says, “gavrilo. First world war centenary: the assassination of franz ferdinand, as it happened on sunday june 28 1914 in sarajevo, gavrilo princip fired the shot that killed the archduke and started the train of events that led to global war.Download