Title -  Franz Ferdinand of Austria & Wife

 

Description -  Franz Ferdinand (18 December 1863 - 28 June 1914) was an Archduke of Austria-Este, Austro-Hungarian and Royal Prince of Hungary and of Bohemia, and from 1889 until his death, heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne.  His assassination in Sarajevo precipitated Austria-Hungary's declaration of war against Serbia. This caused countries allied with Austria-Hungary (the Triple Alliance) and countries allied with Serbia (the Triple Entente Powers) to declare war on each other, starting World War I.  Pictured here with his wife, Countess Baillet de Latour, who was murdered with him.

 

Description Source -  Library of Congress

 

Year -  Unknown

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria

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