Sarajevo Incident

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication1914-1918 Online: International Encyclopedia of the First World War
PublisherFreie Universität Berlin
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 2018

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