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Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria

1863 - 1914

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Archduke Franz Ferdinand Carl Ludwig Joseph Maria of Austria (18 December 1863 – 28 June 1914) was the heir presumptive to the throne of Austria-Hungary. His assassination in Sarajevo was the most immediate cause of World War I. Franz Ferdinand was the eldest son of Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria, the younger brother of Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria. Following the death of Crown Prince Rudolf in 1889 and the death of Karl Ludwig in 1896, Franz Ferdinand became the heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria has received more than 10,646,368 page views. His biography is available in 95 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 91 in 2019). Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria is the 10th most popular nobleman, the 14th most popular biography from Austria (down from 13th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Austrian Nobleman.

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated by Gavrilo Princip, a Serbian nationalist, on June 28, 1914. This event triggered the start of World War I.

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    Languages Editions (L)

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Over the past year Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria has had the most page views in the with 1,386,293 views, followed by Spanish (279,902), and German (253,361). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Kurdish (Sorani) (818.75%), Cantonese (531.61%), and Bengali (295.17%)

Among NOBLEMEN

Among noblemen, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria ranks 10 out of 1,415Before him are Ramesses II, Henry VIII of England, Ragnar Lodbrok, Margrethe II of Denmark, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. After him are Akihito, Lucrezia Borgia, William the Conqueror, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, and Charles, Prince of Wales.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1863, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria ranks 2Before him is Edvard Munch. After him are Henry Ford, Pierre de Coubertin, Swami Vivekananda, Paul Signac, Konstantin Stanislavski, Arthur Henderson, Gabriele D'Annunzio, Pietro Mascagni, Henry van de Velde, and David Lloyd George. Among people deceased in 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria ranks 1After him are Pope Pius X, Charles Albert Gobat, Bertha von Suttner, Frédéric Mistral, Charles Sanders Peirce, Paul Heyse, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, George Westinghouse, Carol I of Romania, Georg Trakl, and Jean Jaurès.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria ranks 14 out of 1,424Before him are Gustav Klimt (1862), Franz Joseph I of Austria (1830), Arnold Schwarzenegger (1947), Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma (1791), Stefan Zweig (1881), and Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889). After him are Erwin Schrödinger (1887), Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor (1741), Karl Popper (1902), Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (1459), Alfred Adler (1870), and Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor (1685).

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