Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria

Austrian archduke and crown prince

Date of Birth: 18-Dec-1863

Place of Birth: Graz, Styria, Austria

Date of Death: 28-Jun-1914

Profession: politician

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius


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About Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria

  • Archduke Franz Ferdinand Carl Ludwig Joseph Maria of Austria (18 December 1863 ÔÇô 28 June 1914) was the heir presumptive to the throne of Austria-Hungary.
  • His assassination in Sarajevo precipitated Austria-Hungary's declaration of war against Serbia, which in turn triggered a series of events that eventually led to Austria-Hungary's allies and Serbia's declaring war on each other, starting World War I.

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