Vikidia currently has 3,459 articles. Improve it!

Join Vikidia: create your account now and improve it!

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria

From Vikidia, the encyclopedia for 8 to 13-year-old children that everybody can make better
Jump to: navigation, search
Franz Ferdinand

Franz Ferdinand (December 18, 1863 – June 28, 1914) was an Archduke of Austria. Before he died, he was next in line to be emperor of Austria-Hungary (a former country in central Europe). In 1914, he was assassinated in Sarajevo by Gavrilo Princip, a Serb. His assassination is considered the reason why World War I started.

Pgrey history.png History Portal — All articles about history.