Gavrilo Princip

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Gavrilo Princip

Gavrilo Princip (Serbian Cyrillic: Гаврило Принцип, IPA: [gaʋ'ri:lɔ 'prinʦip]) (July 25, 1894April 28, 1918) was an ethnic Serb, but later proclaimed to be a Yugoslav Nationalist, with links to a group known as the Mlada Bosna, who assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife in Sarajevo on June 28, 1914. The event was the catalyst for the Austria-Hungarian action against the Kingdom of Serbia that led to World War I.

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