Definition of Franz Ferdinand

1. Noun. Archduke of Austria and heir apparent to Francis Joseph I; his assassination at Sarajevo triggered the outbreak of World War I (1863-1914).

Exact synonyms: Francis Ferdinand
Generic synonyms: Archduke

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Franz Ferdinand

Franklin stove
Franklin stoves
Frankliniella fusca
Frantzel's murmur
Franz Anton Mesmer
Franz Ferdinand (current term)
Franz Josef I
Franz Josef Land
Franz Joseph
Franz Joseph Haydn
Franz Joseph Kline
Franz Kafka
Franz Kline
Franz Lehar
Franz Liszt
Franz Peter Schubert
Franz Schubert
Franz Seraph Peter Schubert
Franz Werfel

Literary usage of Franz Ferdinand

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1. Forty Years of Diplomacy by Roman Romanovich Rosen (1922)
"... "—My last interview with the Emperor Nicholas—Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand— Progress of events—A glimmer of hope—The die ia cast. ..."

2. The Story of the Great War by Francis Joseph Reynolds, Allen Leon Churchill, Leonard Wood, Francis Trevelyan Miller, Austin Melvin Knight, Frederick Palmer, Frank Herbert Simonds, Arthur Brown Ruhl (1916)
"PART III—DIRECT CAUSES OF THE WAR CHAPTER XX ASSASSINATION OF Franz Ferdinand- AUSTRIA'S ULTIMATUM IT was the boast of the greater European powers, ..."

3. My Past: Reminiscences of the Courts of Austria and Bavaria; Together with by Marie Louise von Wallersee-Larisch (1913)
"... about the Empress—Katrina Schratt—The degenerate Habsburgs—The Archduke Ludwig Victor—The Archduke Franz Ferdinand— His marriage with Sophie Chotek—Otto ..."

4. Meyers Grosses Konversations-Lexikon by Hermann Julius Meyer (1909)
"Reiter-R. Erzherzog Franz Ferdinand топ Österreich-Este— 1. U1.-R. Kaiser Wilhelm II., Konig т. Preußen. — 2. Ul.-R. König. — 1. ..."

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