Franz Ferdinand


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Franz Fer·di·nand

(frănz fûr′dn-ănd′, frănts, fränts) also Fran·cis Fer·di·nand (frăn′sĭs fûr′dn-ănd′) 1863-1914.
Austrian archduke whose assassination by a Serbian nationalist precipitated World War I.

Franz Ferdinand

(German frants ˈfɛrdinant)
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(Biography) English name Francis Ferdinand. 1863–1914, archduke of Austria; heir apparent of Franz Josef I. His assassination contributed to the outbreak of World War I
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Noun1.Franz Ferdinand - archduke of Austria and heir apparent to Francis Joseph IFranz Ferdinand - archduke of Austria and heir apparent to Francis Joseph I; his assassination at Sarajevo triggered the outbreak of World War I (1863-1914)
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