Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria, 1863-1914

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Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria (b. December 18, 1863 – d. June 28, 1914) was an Archduke of Austria. His assassination in Sarajevo precipitated Austria-Hungary's declaration of war against Serbia. This caused the Central Powers (including Germany and Austria-Hungary) and Serbia's allies to declare war on each other, starting World War I.
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referencedIn Joseph M. Vesel papers, 1939-1988 Hoover Institution Archives
referencedIn National Broadcasting Company, Inc., Collection. 1953 - 1962. Motion Picture Films. 1953 - 1962. NIGHTMARE IN RED
creatorOf Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria, 1863-1914. Letter of condolence : to Mr. J.P. Morgan, 1913 Apr. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn United Aircraft Corporation Collection. 1953 - 1953. Motion Picture Film. 1953 - 1953. WE SAW IT HAPPEN National Archives at College Park
referencedIn National Broadcasting Company, Inc., Collection. 1953 - 1962. Motion Picture Films. 1953 - 1962. CALL TO FREEDOM National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Lebedev, Vladimir Ivanovich, 1884-1956. Vladimir Ivanovich Lebedev Papers, ca. 1900-1955. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. Embassy. Autograph letter signed : Mensdorff to Pierpont Morgan, 1912 May 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn General Records of the Department of State. 1763 - 2002. Records Relating to the History of World War I Project
referencedIn Jaffe, Louis I. (Louis Isaac), 1888-1950. Papers of Louis I. Jaffe, 1866-1986, (bulk 1924-1950). University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Vesel, Joseph M., 1900-1988. Joseph M. Vesel papers, 1939-1988. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
referencedIn White, Vera, 1891-1978. Letters from Stella, Catherine and Pattie Deakin [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
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referencedIn [KINOTECA EXCERPTS] United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn [FOX-MOVIETONE NEWSREEL EXCERPTS] United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn [KINOTECA EXCERPTS] United States. National Archives and Records Administration
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Birth 1863-12-18

Death 1914-06-28

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