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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.
This picture shows Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sofia on the day of his assassination. On Sunday, June 28th, 1914, at 10:45 am, Franz Ferdinand was killed at the capital of Austro-Hungarian province by Gavrilo Princip. His death caused war to break out.
Archduke Franz Ferdinand's car, Vienna Military Museum. In this car Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and his wife were shot and killed by just two bullets from the pistol of Gavrilo Princip in Sarajevo, June 1914.