Archduke Franz Ferdinand (d) 28-June-1914

The murder that took place 100 years ago that set off World War I



Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife on day they were
assassinated by Gavrilo Princip
Archduke Franz Ferdinand

Gavrilo Princip was a Bosnian Serb who assassinated
Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife, Sophie,
Duchess of Hohenberg, in Sarajevo on 28-June-1914.
Archduke Franz Ferdinand was the heir apparent to
the Austro-Hungarian throne.

History  in the making

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History is a set of lies agreed upon. - Napoleon Bonaparte

Stand up and walk out of your history. - Phil McGraw

What is history but a fable agreed upon? - Napoleon Bonaparte

History is philosophy teaching by example. - Dionysius

Peace is preferable to a place in history. - Justo P Benitez

Live out of your imagination, not your history. - Stephen Covey

Epochodor: The smell of history found at museums - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

Each time history repeats itself, the price goes up. - Ronald Wright

History will never accept difficulties as an excuse. - John F Kennedy

We are not makers of history. We are made by history. - Martin Luther King, Jr.

Anybody can make history, only a great man can write it. - Oscar Wilde

A sweating ovary or a sick prostate explains most history. - Martin H. Fischer

History is an endless repetition of the wrong way of living. - Lawrence Durrell

U.S. history - that's part of your whole American heresy. - Archie Bunker

It is the soothing thing about history that it does repeat itself. - Gertrude Stein

A poet in history is divine, but a poet in the next room is a joke. - Max Eastman

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past. - Thomas Jefferson

In life you have to rely on the past, and that's called history. - Donald Trump

It takes an endless amount of history to make even a little tradition. - Henry James

There's a good reason why nobody studies history. It just teaches you too much. - Noam Chomsky

More history is made by secret handshakes than by battles, bills, and proclamations. - John Barth

I can't understand why I flunked American history. When I was a kid there was so little of it. - George Burns

In Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Canada has at last produced a political leader worthy of assassination. - Irving Layton

We live in a world where amnesia is the most wished-for state. When did history become a bad word? - John Guare

History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind. - Edward Gibbon

In the whole history of technology it would be difficult to find a greater single advance than this. - L.T.C. Rolt

Step out of the history that is holding you back. Step into the new story you are willing to create. - Oprah Winfrey

You can't reach old age by another man's road. My habits protect my life but they would assassinate you. - Mark Twain

A doctor who cannot take a good history and a patient who cannot give one are in danger of giving and receiving bad treatment. - Unknown

History is a relentless master. It has no present, only the past rushing into the future. To try to hold fast is to be swept aside. - John F Kennedy

I see history as really cyclical in terms of the intense idealism, and the desire to create a better life outside of societal norms. - Lauren Groff

If Beethoven had been killed in a plane crash at the age of twenty-two, it would have changed the history of music... and of aviation. - Tom Stoppard

It is always self-defeating to pretend to the style of a generation younger than your own; it simply erases your own experience in history. - Renata Adler

Hillary Clinton was the worst Secretary of State in the history of the country. The world came apart under her reign as Secretary of State. - Donald Trump

History has repeatedly been changed by people who had the desire and the ability to transfer their convictions and emotions to their listeners. - Dale Carnegie

I know of no other man in our time, or indeed in recent history, who so convincingly demonstrated the power of the spirit over material things. - Stafford Cripps

There is only one history of any importance, and it is the history of what you once believed in, and the history of what you came to believe in. - Kay Boyle

A man finds room in the few square inches of the face for the traits of all his ancestors; for the expression of all his history, and his wants. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Peaceful transfer of authority is rare in history, yet common in our country with a simple oath, we affirm old traditions, and make new beginnings. - George W. Bush

Religions, which condemn the pleasures of sense, drive men to seek the pleasures of power. Throughout history power has been the vice of the ascetic. - Bertrand Russell



 

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