Francis Ferdinand

Today in history: Austrian archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, touching off World War I, 1914. (from The Old Farmer’s Almanac). Who knew he had a first name?

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Christopher's picture
Christopher on June 28, 2003 - 15:57 Permalink

but it was Franz, surely?

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Oliver B. on June 29, 2003 - 00:33 Permalink

Can you prove none of your relatives were involved? Name like Rukavina…

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