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Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Sophia

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Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Sophia

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The June 28, 1914, assassination of Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire, by Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip set off a chain of events that ended in the outbreak of World War I.

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