|Title of host publication||1914-1918 Online: International Encyclopedia of the First World War|
|Publisher||Freie Universität Berlin|
|Number of pages||5|
|Publication status||Published - 2018|
The Sarajevo incident refers to the events surrounding the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, and his wife Archduchess Sophie during a state visit to Sarajevo on 28 June 1914. It is traditionally regarded as the immediate catalyst for the First World War.