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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 8,230,303 page views. His biography is available in 91 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 90 in 2019). Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria is the 10th most popular nobleman, the 13th most popular biography from Austria (up from 17th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular 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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Among NOBLEMEN

Among noblemen, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria ranks 10 out of 842Before him are Ramesses II, Ragnar Lodbrok, Catherine the Great, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Margrethe II of Denmark, and Akihito. After him are Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, William the Conqueror, Charles, Prince of Wales, Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, Albert, Prince Consort, and Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria.

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Contemporaries

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

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria ranks 13 out of 1,237Before him are Franz Joseph I of Austria (1830), Maria Theresa (1717), Franz Liszt (1811), Gustav Klimt (1862), Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889), and Arnold Schwarzenegger (1947). After him are Karl Popper (1902), Stefan Zweig (1881), Erwin Schrödinger (1887), Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor (1685), Alfred Adler (1870), and Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (1459).

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