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28/06/1914 Archduke Franz Ferdinand is assassinated in Sarajevo

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A Shot that Changed the World - The Assassination of Franz Ferdinand I PRELUDE TO WW1 - Part 3/3

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Assassination of Franz Ferdinand | The 20th century | World history | Khan Academy

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The Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand Cartoon

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Archduke Franz Ferdinand display

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife Sophie were killed by assassins during a visit to Sarajevo. Archduke and his wife were shot by Gavrilo Princip who was part of a group of Serbian separatists. The assassination was one of the causes of the First World War.
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