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Archduke Franz Ferdinand's Wife Sophie

Archduke Franz Ferdinand's Wife Sophie Famous Historical Events Famous People Social Studies World History World War I Visual Arts Assassinations

Image of a portrait of Sophie Chotek von Chotkova, wife of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria.  She was killed, together with her husband (who was heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire), in Sarajevo (on the 28th of June, 1914).  

Franz Ferdinand's assassination was a contributing cause of World War I.

 

 


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