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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 is considered 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 5,866,117 page views. His biography is available in 90 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 88 in 2019). Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria is the 10th most popular nobleman (down from 7th in 2019), the 17th most popular biography from Austria (down from 13th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Austrian Nobleman.

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Among NOBLEMEN

Among noblemen, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria ranks 10 out of 843. Before him are Ramesses II, Henry VIII of England, Catherine the Great, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, and Margrethe II of Denmark. After him are Lucrezia Borgia, Akihito, Rollo, Charles, Prince of Wales, Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, and Juan Carlos I of Spain.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1863, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria ranks 4Before him are Edvard Munch, Pierre de Coubertin, and Henry Ford. After him are Konstantin Stanislavski, Paul Signac, Arthur Henderson, Pietro Mascagni, Henry van de Velde, George Herbert Mead, Constantine P. Cavafy, and David Lloyd George. Among people deceased in 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria ranks 1After him are Pope Pius X, Charles Sanders Peirce, Bertha von Suttner, George Westinghouse, Frédéric Mistral, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, Paul Heyse, Charles Albert Gobat, Carol I of Romania, August Weismann, and Georg Trakl.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria ranks 17 out of 1,075. Before him are Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889), Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor (1741), Stefan Zweig (1881), Karl Popper (1902), Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (1459), and Arnold Schwarzenegger (1947). After him are Alfred Adler (1870), Johann Strauss II (1825), Erwin Schrödinger (1887), Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor (1685), Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor (1747), and Charles I of Austria (1887).

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