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On 28 June 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne, and his wife, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, were shot dead in Sarajevo, by Gavrilo Princip, one of a group of six Bosnian Serb assassins coordinated by Danilo Ilić.
Heeresgeschichtliches Museum – The car that started the First World War Archduke Franz Ferdinand was shot in this car by Gavrilo Princip. I didn't know the car still existed. A real historic experience. The car is a Gräf & Stift with a double phaeton body. It is powered by a 4 cylinder engine with 32 HP. The car belonged to Franz Graf Harrach.
On June 28th in 1914, Archduke of Austria and heir to the throne Franz Ferdinand and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo. He was killed by Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip. Austria-Hungary, in retaliation, declared war on Serbia. This led to the Central Powers (including Germany) joining on Austria’s side, and the Allied powers like Britain and France joining on Serbia’s side.