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Franz Ferdinand

Franz Ferdinand are a Scottish post-punk revival band formed in Glasgow in 2002. The band is composed of Alex Kapranos (lead vocals and guitar), Bob Hardy (bass guitar), Nick McCarthy (rhythm guitar, keyboards and backing vocals), and Paul Thomson (drums, percussion and backing vocals).

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How bad would it be if Kim Jong Un was the nuclear Franz Ferdinand?
Gavrilo Princip approaches the car of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, pistol drawn. "Kobe," he whispers.
Now playing on Blaze FM. Franz Ferdinand Matinee "The Biggest and the Best!"
Play Franz Ferdinand's Take Me Out, in need of a good son whilst we're on the way to the airport.
Get out! Franz Ferdinand's soul drunkenly collapsed, crushing his iPhone.
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Archduke Franz Ferdinand's blood-stained uniform, 1914. Please follow us on Instagram
I liked a video A Shot that Changed the World - The Assassination of Franz Ferdinand I PRELUDE TO WW1
Alright‼️ who wants to go to Ty Segall at headliners and/or Franz Ferdinand at the Mercury Ballroom?
Archduke Franz Ferdinand seconds before his assassination, which would start a chain of events eventually leading to WWI. (…
Collaboration btween The Clash n Franz Ferdinand. to see both of them in one s…
"We shouldn’t underestimate the significance of the killing of Franz Ferdinand in 1914" http…
Interesting fact is that people could also associate the band's name "Franz Ferdinand" to Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria.
Wot in assassination of Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austro Hungary, by a Serbian nationalist group The Black Hands without bomb detonation
Franz Ferdinand were the original choice to play the band at the Hogwarts Yule Ball
Still annoyed that Franz Ferdinand opted out last minute of being the Weird Sisters in the Yule Ball
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The assassination of Franz Ferdinand, as it happened
Does that make Anthony Weiner's wiener the Franz Ferdinand of the 21st century?
El Vy, Death Cab for Cutie, Jim James, Franz Ferdinand among artists in Trump-free America campaign
Sadly no pics of my Thin White Duke era Halloween costume so have me as Alex Kapranos from Franz Ferdinand.
I know the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand started it but that's it
Night view of the Latin Bridge in Sarajevo, where Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated in…
lol i just assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Franz Ferdinand the band should be assassinated like the Archduke in 1914
A skirmish in the South China Sea could be for Asia what the assassination of Franz Ferdinand was for Europe.
'But with Kasabian, the Killers, Kings of Leon, the Strokes and Franz Ferdinand releasing debut albums, 2003 ended great'
thanks for all ur great 🎶 Ulysses - Vitamin String Quartet Tribute to Franz Ferdinand
.reviews 'THIS WEEK IN HISTORY' with Franz Ferdinand, LBJ and the Cyclone Rollercoaster at Coney Island!
Austria vs Hungary? Next thing you know, Franz Ferdinand will get shot by Gavrilo Princip outside a sandwich shop...
Simon & Garfunkel's "Cecilia" is an odd one that totally works for me! Plus Muse, Franz Ferdinand, and Girl Talk
"Take me out" was Franz Ferdinand's second ever single? . wueh
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the Arkells do a nice riff on Franz Ferdinand's Do U Wanna mixed with Robert Palmer, of course. .
Oddly enough we're listening to Franz Ferdinand! We knew a few songs here & there but have really got into it late(ly)
So if you're lonely. Then you know I'm here waiting for you ♫ Take Me Out by Franz Ferdinand —
to be fair, the First World War DID start with Franz Ferdinand...
Yes, this could well be the moment of revolution. The assassination of Franz Ferdinand, even.
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One of my favourite Franz Ferdinand songs just popped into the Gossip Girl soundtrack. Unashamedly love this show.
been hard at work for 4 last shows. Did you play Ulysses franz Ferdinand??
Take that over other oft-mentioned lookalikes: Phil Jones, Nick Grimshaw, Franz Ferdinand singer
What I truly want: an AU based on Franz Ferdinand's 'Dark of the Matinée', this would be everything 💚💙
Franz Ferdinand - Take Me Out live at T in the Park 2014
Franz Ferdinand ? I WISH y'all were fr assassinated like your knock off archduke band name
So me and just impulsively bought a hamster. His name is Franz Ferdinand the Archduke of Hamsterdam, and my dads gonna kill us
Jun 28 1914-Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria and his wife are assassinated in Sarajevo by Gavrilo Princip, the casus belli of WWI
is that the lead singer of Franz Ferdinand or the ArchDuke??
WWI Started as a result of a contested game of Risk between Otto Von Bismark, Franz Ferdinand and Gavrilo Princip.
"Imagine my surprise when I learned that Franz Ferdinand was the name of a very popular rock n roll BAND!" - Richard Gilmore. 👴🏻🤘🏻
I love Franz Ferdinand! The band not the archduke of Austro-Hungary...I mean I guess he was cool too
pretty sure Peter Kay introduced them as well, and Chris Moyles. They Franz Ferdinand just destroyed them
|| There was this one guy in my history class who messed up Archduke Ferdinand with Franz Ferdinand not even kidding.
Oh my god I forgot about that part. The Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand!
I really like Franz Ferdinand... both the band and the Austrian Archduke
Everyone's first thought about what to do if you could time travel is kill Hitler but a better person to save Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
The only thing I can remember from the origins of the First World War unit in history is the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Wb the shooting of the archduke, Franz Ferdinand in 1914?
It is all fun and games until someone assinates Archduke Franz Ferdinand
ur more like Archduke Franz Ferdinand...your insignificant death unwittingly brings about a war which nearly annihilates us all
*listens to Franz Ferdinand for hours* "The archduke would've wanted this"
Now Playing on Greatest Hits Radio : Franz Ferdinand - Take me out "
Either them or Franz Ferdinand. Must be something about bands named people from World War 1.
As much as it pains me, The 1975 are probably the closest new thing to the swaggering brilliance of mid 00's Franz Ferdinand. Crying shame.
The First World War started with the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria. In 2006 Russia launched a nuclear attack on UK.
En instantes Leaving my old life behind de FRANZ FERDINAND
Franz Ferdinand - Fresh Strawberries (Official Video)(for some strange reason this song played itself this morning)
"All the conditions for a war are set .All that is missing is an assassin and Archduke Franz Ferdinand."
Franz Ferdinand and Modest Mouse are two bands I don't give enough credit for being amazing tbh
Playing now Eleanor Put Your Boots On by FRANZ FERDINAND (from You Could Have It So Much Better 2005): This was a single from the second…
Who would MI6/CIA/Mossad have to assassinate right now to give us our Franz Ferdinand moment and blame Muslims?
Pick your cigarette and kiss me... No You Girls de Franz Ferdinand ♫
I downloaded Take me out Franz Ferdinand, I definitely love this music (had it on Guitar Hero)
Um cd do Smiths, Franz Ferdinand, The Strokes, Cranberries e musiquinhas do the kooks.
The man who tried to assassinate Archduke Franz Ferdinand
So great. Saw them live a few times. Very very fun. Haven't heard the new stuff with Franz Ferdinand yet.
Jackie Jackson by Franz Ferdinand is in Bishops Tavern, Bristol. Download it now at
I'm like 99% sure I started a war tonight. I feel like Gavrilo Princip and I just shot Franz Ferdinand
Cage the elephant, Foo Fighters, Foster the people, Franz Ferdinand, The Cures, Joy Division, Kasabian, King of leon.
No this one is Paul Thomson of Franz Ferdinand x
Take me out by Franz Ferdinand is the funkiest song ever me Jack and Dre just banged it out on the walls and got a noi…
I saw Franz Ferdinand in concert before he was an Archduke.
the bridge is the location of the assassination of 00's rock band Franz Ferdinand. Right?
Phs: all wars are started by labels . Me: uh WWI started when the Archduke Franz Ferdinand got shot idk about u
Went to see Franz Ferdinand when I was 15 at Ally Pally, massively outclassed by the support acts (Roots Manuva and The Long Blondes).
Why not go back a bit further and kill Archduke Franz Ferdinand's assassin?
Franz Ferdinand the band or the archduke? 'Cause I haven't heard the band, but if it would end hipsters as we know them ..
"Just shoot me." - Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria
Fun fact: Franz Ferdinand uses Laney amps popularized by Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath
Let's play: who's here for Sparks and who's here for Franz Ferdinand
FFS (Franz Ferdinand & Sparks) interviewed by Mary Anne Hobbs in Septemb... via
I'm soo ready to learn how Serbian "Terrorist" Gavrilo Princip assassinated Franz Ferdinand and started WW1.
Oh i also saw never shout never, Franz Ferdinand and cage the elephant twice i ALWAYS FORGET THAT OH GOD
my playlist is Franz Ferdinand, falling in reverse, jet, 5sos, calvin harris, royal blood and all time low
Give me the Archduke Franz Ferdinand but as a band from Scotland
Sort of like how the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand was the catalyst for WWI, but not the reason for it.
Did you know?. Main cause of WWI was assassination of Austrian Archduke,Franz Ferdinand and his wife on 28th June 1914.
Eagles halftime: Connor Barwin talks about farm to table, sustainable living and Franz Ferdinand
In other shocking recent news; the Archduke Franz Ferdinand has just been shot!
No You Girls (Vince Clarke Remix) by Franz Ferdinand from the album: Blood: Franz Ferdinand
tame impala, the black keys, chance the rapper, j Cole, arctic monkeys, foster the people, Franz Ferdinand, gorillaz, kid cud
...and none other than Alex from Franz Ferdinand asked a question.
Talking about Franz Ferdinand. Last Saturday I thought, "I know nothing about this band I really like." So I read their wikipedia page.
I say don't you know. You say you don't know. I say... take me out! Franz Ferdinand - Take Me Out via
Archduke Franz Ferdinand in the streets. Gavrilo Princip in the sheets.
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was in the middle of buying tkts for the Palladium show&it timed out when I tried to buy em again they were sold out*dies*
Vídeo: adras: Franz Ferdinand - L. Wells Great Western Wind catches in your Celtic hair Flicks it round...
could you play some Franz Ferdinand
Can't stop playing the album Tonight by ♫
All I want for Christmas is... my Franz Ferdinand tickets
Take me out by Franz Ferdinand is an amazing song
Fun Fact: Archduke Franz Ferdinand was NOT shot at Sarajevo. Princip yelled "your shoes don't match your belt"
I will talk your ear off about Franz Ferdinand, don't think I won't- wait where are you going you have to hear about the Hotel Sacher story-
Songs take root in my garden, says Ferdinand's Alex Kapranos
You toss in the world and I'm your villain, oh no I don't give a *** if I'm your villain! – ♫ by
I am going to start a band called "Gavrilo Princip". We won't have any songs but will just try to kill all members of Franz Ferdinand.
In other news, I just put Take Me Out on expecting Franz Ferdinand not a dating show. Maybe I should get back into bed.
Brian John Spencer: The murder of Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo would have been like the murder of the Prince of...
FFS (Franz Ferdinand and Sparks) - 'Police Encounters' - Later with Jools Holland, 5th May 2015
Rob Hardy might be persuaded to bring the Franz Ferdinand boys along. Or Joe Layton from Tatau?
How to remember my birthday. The day after the anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Franz Ferdinand was only the arch duke. His uncle Franz Joseph was the emperor in 1911! Born the year Jackson was Pres of US!
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I went from Pink Floyd to Angus and Julia stone to Franz Ferdinand to Hanz Zimmer to Mashrou' Leila and now James Bugg in the past month
knowing Franz Ferdinand still tour makes me cry
Rediscovering Franz Ferdinand's Tonight album after forgetting how much I really, truly love it! 🎶 Instant iTunes purchase.
is what you should be listening to right now x — ♫Cheating On You by from with LiveLyrics ®
The Franz Ferdinand/Sparks supergroup shouldn't work, but it really, really does --> "Johnny Delusional" by FFS
sudden tbt to when i saw live last year in NCL and it was a true life experience /weeps
Franz Ferdinand gig poster - the idea is good, too bad the left hand is completely bizarre looking s
Noted:. Franz Ferdinand saved Sparks from too much obscurity with FFS. Sparks saved Franz Ferdinand from themselves with FFS.
And I just realized this is some kind of Franz Ferdinand with someone else? (color me confused by Spotify)
Dear Franz Ferdinand/album came in the mail nearly 23 hours after she ordered it! Day's looking up.
“We didn’t know what we were going to do at any stage” we talk to Franz Ferdinand + Sparks
Franz Ferdinand makes me want to make music again.
Franz and Sparks: this town is big enough for both of us: Franz Ferdinand and Sparks represent art-pop over di...
Franz Ferdinand and Sparks release new video for *** Off" .
Franz Ferdinand and Spark's smartypants FFS collaboration is *too* clever -
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Digging the new FFS (Franz Ferdinand and Sparks) stuff. Makes me feel a little better after listening to the new Muse album.
I have just heard that my nephew and heir Franz Ferdinand was assassinated along with his wife Sophie in Sarajevo. Justi…
are you predicting that Franz Ferdinand and/or Sparks are next?
Exciting new collaboration! . With FFS, Franz Ferdinand and Sparks take clever to new levels via
Mutual fans Franz Ferdinand and Sparks team for ‘FFS’ album, tour | Duluth News Tribune...
25 years ago today, Vaso Cubrilovic died. He was 1 of the 7 Black Hand plotters of the 1914 assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
Wait. Why am I only now hearing about the collaboration group FFS (Franz Ferdinand and Sparks)?
Met these guys to talk about their new band - check latest cc http:/…
FFS : album review of the brilliant Sparks/Franz Ferdinand project - Louder Than War |
we can all agree that the best debut rock album of the aughts was the first Franz Ferdinand record.right?
Just kill Archduke Franz Ferdinand and Austria will yield.
Franz Ferdinand would be interesting in that list. Band named after racehorse named after archduke.
the archduke of austria-hungary Franz Ferdinand was assassinated by serbians and then alliances kicked in and war started
"OMG. I love this Franz Ferdinand song!!" - me, music expert, as Rod Stewart's "If You Love My Body (and You Think I'm Sexy) plays.
Tonight was good, until I heard some Franz Ferdinand - now it's great!!
I know I won't be leaving here with you... Franz Ferdinand - Take Me Out
Took the words right outta my mouth! Track off the upcoming collab album from Franz Ferdinand and Sparks.
Do you do you wo o o o😁 ♫ Do You Want to by Franz Ferdinand —
FFS (Franz Ferdinand Sparks) Call Girl. with on or 88.5 FM in LA
Gerade im Radio gespielt: Franz Ferdinand - what you waiting for, Raconteurs, The ...
Did you hear that Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated by Gavrillo Princip? I'm predicting a Great War here tbh
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Throw back to meeting at last year. (in case it's note obvious, I was sleep deprived)
Someone take me to see drenge one day or maybe franz Ferdinand
On 94.3 radio you are listening to Franz Ferdinand - No You Girls - Vince Clarke Remix
A gorgeous image of Sophie Chotek, duchess of Hohenberg, spouse of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austr
My mom just told me that Archduke Franz Ferdinand got shot because "he was too dukey"
Put the 8th June in your diary, FFS (Franz Ferdinand and Sparks) and Muse's new album Drones come out. What a day!
Fetch your pop-gun... Franz Ferdinand's corpse won the Wales Open, taking home a filthy TV unit.
Thom Yorke, Tim Burgess, Franz Ferdinand & others react to UK election results. Spoiler: it's all fairly grim.
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Now Obama is responsible for college debt, before you know it he toppled the roman empire and killed Franz Ferdinand.
Squidward will be the speaker then Archduke Franz Ferdinand will eat a Snickers on Eddie's
Radio Atlantide now playing Franz Ferdinand - listen on
'The City must be very pleased' - Thom Yorke, Franz Ferdinand, Enter Shikari, Mogwai speak out on election result
Franz Ferdinand will be in town next month playing their greatest hits from the Art School!
now that I'm thinking about it, I'm not sure if you have it on your playlist but can you pls play Take Me Out by Franz Ferdinand 😘
Thank you so much for introducing me to They became one of my favorite bands!
Galley - Sound Bites: A World Tour of Eating w/Franz Ferdinand by Alex Kapranos
Franz Ferdinand, Chemical Brothers, Jamie T, Enter Shikari, DFA1979, Alt-J & Mark Ronson will be mad good at Glastonbury
Three quarters of Franz Ferdinand and one Green Gartside.
FFS (Franz Ferdinand and Sparks) announce debut album and stream lead track
Record acquisitions this afternoon: Dave Brubeck's Angel Eyes, Franz Ferdinand's Right Thoughts, and Sings the Moon
→ Dolce and Gabbana Could Elton's dust-up with Dolce & Gabbana be fashion's Franz Ferdinand ... 952…
The edge of ambrosia🎶. We are brief encounters🎶. (We move in silent and… ♫ Brief Encounters by Franz Ferdinand —
Do You Want To by Franz Ferdinand is in Metro Bar, Belfast. Download it now at
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I'd like to thank Archduke Franz Ferdinand for being an endless inspiration
Franz Ferdinand just came on as I was reading about Colin Singleton visiting the grave of Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand started ww1 God people educate yourselves
Just seen Franz Ferdinand described as nostalgic. If it were the Archduke I'd be alright with it but the band? That just makes me feel old.
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I think you are making the mistake of thinking WWI was about Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
Archduke Franz Ferdinand was killed. Taking someone out is like murdering someone. The band Franz Ferdinand has a song called TAKE ME OUT
Sarajevo has the Latin Bridge where Franz Ferdinand was shot, so a bit more culture than Ayia Napa!
When Gavrilo Princip assassinated Franz Ferdinand, would the World or anyone realise that on that day June 28...
and World War 1 began because Franz Ferdinand got shot by Gavrilo Princip, things evolve beyond their inciting incident
Gavrilo Princip was the man responsible for killing Franz Ferdinand. So the most violent conflict in history began with a guy named Gav?
Rotosound strings are now in stock. Artists include Florence and the Machine , Franz Ferdinand,John Entwistle,...
What are some of your favourite indie bands? Examples include: Two Door Cinema Club, Phoenix, Franz Ferdinand
Archduke Franz Ferdinand's 'Cursed' Death Car - The Archduke of Austria, Franz Ferdinand was the heir to the ...
Vincent is listening to Franz Ferdinand - Fresh Strawberries
Well already a fan of the Franz Ferdinand climbed the stage to play guitar in the Rio de Janeiro concert then
Playlist - Franz Ferdinand's "Late Night Tales tracks that didn't make it" -
Tim Lovejoy cooking a rissotto with the members of Franz Ferdinand and talking about his favourite FHM edition isn't entertaining.
Great meeting the artists taking part in tonight's concert. Looking forward to performances from Amy MacDonald, Franz Ferdinand, Mogwai and others tonight!
Born today September 15: pioneering country singer-songwriter Roy Acuff (1903), DJ and novelty singer Vic Venus (1928), sax man and bandleader Julian "Cannonball" Adderley (1928), Les Braid of The Swinging Blue Jeans (1937), bassist Lee Dorman of Iron Butterfly (1942), ABBA drummer Ola Brunkert (1946), sax player George Howard of Harold Melvin and the Bluenotes (1957), DJ Kay Gee of Naughty by Nature (1969), Mitch Dorge of Crash Test Dummies (1960), Ivette Sosa of Eden’s Crush (1976), Franz Ferdinand drummer Paul Thomson (1977), OneRepublic guitarist Zach Filkins ( 1978). Of course none of that has anything to do with Jimmy Page or mandolin songs, I just used the picture to get you to pay attention to the post. ;)
Dont forget our open mic session with Gary McLennan this Friday from 8pm, and then on Saturday night we have Marshall Chipped frontman David Burns making a long overdue return to Ayrshire. David will perform a solo acoustic set of his favourite cover versions from The Beatles, David Bowie, Johnny Cash, REM, Franz Ferdinand and many many more. FREE ENTRY as always and cheap drink promos :)
Now when I hear Franz Ferdinand, I just imagine Jeff Winger's face smh
Alex Kapranos from Franz Ferdinand looks too *** much like Jeff Winger from Community
Ah, GCSE results day. I got an E in history. Couldn't get over Archduke. Franz Ferdinand & his six wives. All that divorcing & beheading!
tbh I only have tumblr because of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand jokes
I like all sorts of Franz's. Franz Liszt, Franz Ferdinand, not Attila Fronz though he's a ***
I've had to pee since Archduke Franz Ferdinand was shot, someone please help
Orchestrated the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
The Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand fascinating insight. A forgotten hero. And play out music was...Franz Ferdinand!
This is my jam: Take Me Out by Franz Ferdinand ♫
Have you heard ‘Franz Ferdinand - BBC 6 Music News Interview Paul Thompson’ by LateNightTales on
"So if you're lonely, you know I'm here waiting for you." -Franz Ferdinand
Franz Ferdinand - Take Me Out on your ROCK & JOCK Home of NEA, LIVE from Dennis Manufacturing Studios!
Can't wait to see my Babas face tomorrow when we see the Golf Ball. It's goany be brilliant,shame it's the last at Balado. Looking forward to Franz Ferdinand and Arctic Monkeys. Just hope the weather's good. X
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King George V has ordered his court to wear a week's mourning for the death of Franz Ferdinand.
a nugget for you MT Franz Ferdinand is dead - King sends sympathies, Court in mourning
Franz Ferdinand is dead - the King sends sympathies, the Court goes into mourning
Franz Ferdinand was shot and kill one hundred years ago today
I don't remember the production values on these Franz Ferdinand albums being so terrible but at least the homoeroticism holds up!
The New York Times thought Franz Ferdinand's assassination was good for peace
100 years ago Franz Ferdinand and his wife were assassinated. This was the beginning of the First World War
Didn't he write poems about the First World War? . Very topical on the 100 anniversay of the death of Franz Ferdinand
Totday it is 100 years ago that Archduke Franz Ferdinand was killed in Sarajevo: the murder that became the start of the First World War
100 years today since Franz Ferdinand was assassinated which started the First World War so I thought I'd come to The National WWI museum and watch the ceremonies
First World War centenary: the assassination of Franz Ferdinand, as it happened | via
Tourists gather around a replica of the "Graf & Stift" car that Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife...
british-history: The Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his Wife are Assassinated 28 June 1914 Today is the 100 …
Bosnia Marks Centenary Of Archduke Franz Ferdinand's Assassination // ...and the start of two world wars.
100 years ago today franz Ferdinand was assassinated in Bosnia
100 years ago today Serbia had Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria assassinated starting the slide into World War I.
Franz Ferdinand assassination continues to divide as Sarajevo remembers shooting
VIDEO: Franz Ferdinand's family on his legacy
A fun fact that today is the 100th anniversary of Franz Ferdinand being shot aka World War I flashpoint
100 yr anniversary of Archduke Franz Ferdinand Was Assassinated in Serbia 1914 .
Exactly 100 years ago today Gavrilo Princip assassinated Franz Ferdinand. Our world today is greatly shaped by that event one century ago.
“100 Years Ago Today, World War I Was Ignited via I guess it's that time of year.
100 years ago today, the Archduke Franz Ferdinand was shot dead on this spot
Someone says 2nd bomb thrown at Franz Ferdinand—who caught it and threw it back at assassins.
RIP Franz Ferdinand. It's a shame you were killed because of your hit song "Take Me Out"
"Franz Ferdinand had a fondness for trophy hunting that was excessive even by the standards of European nobility of this time. In his diaries he kept track of an estimated 300,000 game kills, 5,000 of which were deer. Approximately 100,000 trophies were on exhibit at his Bohemian castle."
Was this the moment that changed the 20th century? -
If Franz Ferdinand hadn't been assassinated: no WWI, no Great Migration to Chicago, no President Obama.
The shifting legacy of the man who shot Franz Ferdinand
On this day 100 years ago, Franz Ferdinand released their debut album, and it was so good that everyone decided to kill each other.
started 100 years ago today with the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Consider this archive from 1914 on the assassination of Franz Ferdinand.
Today marks a century since Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated in Sarejevo, which led the world to war
Happy 100 year anniversary of the assassination of Franz Ferdinand!
Using today's history to shamelessly plug Franz Ferdinand (the awesome band). "Eleanor Put Your Boots On" is a suggested song!
Pouring one out for Archduke Franz Ferdinand today. Never forget, homies.
Oooh so ytd, 100 yrs ago, Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated
Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated in 1914. His blood-soaked jacket:
As it's and 100 yrs since Archduke Franz Ferdinand was killed, June's booklist theme is
Commemorating the centennial of the assignation of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and the events that led up to WWi.
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100 years ago today, Archduke Franz Ferdinand & his wife Sophie were murdered. The world was never to be the same again
It's 100 years to the day since Archduke Franz Ferdinand was killed leading to WWI and a century of deaths, injuries, genocides and turmoil.
100 Years Ago Today June 28, 1914. Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife are touring Sarajevo,...
IWM 1046a. Hungarian language version of a newsreel showing events surrounding the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo Bosnia 28th June 1914
Today is the centenary of the assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand. For which a chain of events led to the Great War.
THE ASSASSINATION OF Archduke Franz Ferdinand! Also sparking a world war and stuff.
Have missed a trick not getting Franz Ferdinand headlining today. .
I realize that Archduke Franz Ferdinand's assassination 100 years ago was momentous, but people, that war was gonna start regardless.
Interesting fact: On this day 100 years ago, Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated starting World War I
Archdule Franz Ferdinand was shot 100 years ago today triggering the Great War.
War is the health of the state. MT Archduke Franz Ferdinand the day he died.
Franz Ferdinand assassination: How the M.E.N. reported the act that sparked the World War One
Here's on TV on the centennial of the assassination of Franz Ferdinand, the spark of WWI.
100 years today, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, and his wife Sophia were assassinated in Sarajevo triggering the beginning of the First World War. Today, uncertainty, instability and the threat of military conflict still loom heavy around the world. How many things have changed in 100 years and sadly how many things have not...
According to his gamebook Archduke Ferdinand whose assassination started WWI killed 272,439 animals in his lifetime.
On June 28, 1918, the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand sparked World War I. NPR's Ari Shapiro takes a tour of the city and learns the improbable story behind that shot heard round the world.
Face veils should never have spots. MT Archduke Franz Ferdinand with his wife in 1914
This article talks about the details of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. Some really interesting...
"Archduke Franz Ferdinand with his wife on the day they were assassinated in 1914
100 years ago today, the *** Gavrilo Princip shot the *** Franz Ferdinand. This led to 16 million deaths. And for what?
If Archduke Franz Ferdinand came to our time and Googled himself.
Gavrilo Princip shot Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo 100 years ago today! As history relates the story, 19 year-old Gavrilo and the Black Hand were so outrageously incompetent on the day that it was a wonder WW1 got started at all! Worth looking up.
Sunday, 28th June 1914: One Hundred Years On... In Sarajevo, the capital of the Austro-Hungarian province of Bosnia, Archduke Franz Ferdinand & wife Sophia, Duchess of Hohenberg, had arrived from Vienna to cement the ties that bound Slavic Bosnia to the Empire of Austro-Hungary, trying to curb the growing sentiment for a union with Bosnia. In Sarajevo just for the purpose of trying to thwart those plans for unification were six Serbian nationalists who planned to kill the Archduke. On the way to a reception at the city hall, one of them had blown up a car in the entourage, seriously injuring one of the visiting parties. After a ceremony at the city hall with the mayor of Sarajevo, the Archduke & wife left to go to visit the injuries staff members in hospital. On the way, their car made a wrong turn, stopped and backed up. At that moment, in the right place and the right time, a postman's son named Gavrilio Princip, one of the six assassins in Sarajevo that day, stepped from the crowd and at point bla ...
Franz Ferdinand (18 December 1863 – 28 June 1914) was an Archduke of Austria-Este, Austro-Hungarian and Royal Prince of Hungary and of Bohemia, and from 1889 until his death, heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne.[1]
Exactly one hundred years ago TODAY, Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated by Gavrilo Princip, leading to the July Crisis of 1914.
Numerous untruths have persisted about Gavrilo Princip, the man who killed Archduke Franz Ferdinand. One of them was used by Austria-Hungary as grounds for its declaration of war against Serbia in 1914.
Happy 100th Assassiversary to Franz Ferdinand. Don't worry. You'll be long remembered...
To commemorate the centennial of Franz Ferdinand’s assassination – the event that started World War I – here is an excerpt from my book The Archipelago. During my visit to Sarajevo, I stumbled into...
In an event that is widely acknowledged to have sparked the outbreak of World War I, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, nephew of Emperor Franz Josef and heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire, is shot to death along with his wife by a Serbian nationalist in…
This day, 100 years ago, on June 28th, 1914, sparked the First World War (the "Great War") when the Arch Duke Franz Ferdinand was assisinated in Austria (Austro-Hungry). My great grand father survived the trenches, both my grand fathers and one of my grand mothers served in the second World War; sadly, one of my grand fathers didnt return. He will always be my hero. RIP Alfie. Please give a moments thought to the 60 million souls who saved all of ours.
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Q 81831. Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife descend the steps of the City Hall Sarajevo to their motor car a few moments before their...
Museum in Sarajevo where Franz Ferdinand was killed was a deli 100 years ago.
My friend posted this old headline...On NPR this morning, there were numerous interviews with authors regarding Gavrilo Princip, who as I recall, was trained and suported by the "Black Hand," an extremist Greater-Serbian nationalist group (I believe the name was used by some groups during the recent Balkan war, but I could be wrong). It calls to mind a terrific book on the subject, which I highly recommend: Frederic Morton's book THUNDER AT TWILIGHT, which explains the lead-up to assassination, how Princip (an others in the youth groups) was trained, and how the scheming of the Austrian court pulled Germany into its conflict with its Balkan kingdom. The various factions of the court never liked Franz Ferdinand, mainly because of his morganatic marriage with Sophie, whom the court treated like a chambermaid. They really didn't even care that they'd been killed. I recall thinking that they were almost delighted to have this excuse to go after the territories they have been coveting. Also described in t ...
Franz Ferdinand was most famous for dying. I mean really, 100 years later what we see is that no one reading this (history majors, this does not mean you) can point out three facts about the man without looking it up. All anyone remembers - assuming that they even read a book, which is a huge assumption - is that he got killed and his death lead to the world that we live in, at least in terms of war being on a global scale. This comes to mind for me because my mom has been sick and in a home or hospital since Spring. There is someone who, when you add the years up, is the 1st generation that was BORN into a world where a nuclear cloud had gone off in the 2nd World War, which I would argue is mind state that we reached due to WW1. Her mother was born just before this was the mind set of the globe, clearly. This all ties together when you see that every day my mom fights to get to her next goal (having beaten pneumonia twice, sepsis, and now TWO uti's) of getting her ruined knees fixed and THAT is what olde ...
The gun that started WW1. Archduke Franz Ferdinand shot on 28 June, 1914. 100 years ago. Also, the jacket he was wearing at the time.
100 years ago today Franz Ferdinand got popped in Sarajevo by a 19 year old Yugoslavian nationalist and started World War 1.
“The First World War is the turning point of the 20th century. Had the war not occurred, the Prussian Hohenzollerns would most probably have remained heads of Germany, with their panoply of subordinate kings and nobility in charge of the lesser German states. Whatever gains Hitler might have scored in the Reichstag elections, could he have erected his totalitarian, exterminationist dictatorship in the midst of this powerful aristocratic superstructure? Highly unlikely. In Russia, Lenin's few thousand Communist revolutionaries confronted the immense Imperial Russian Army, the largest in the world. For Lenin to have any chance to succeed, that great army had first to be pulverized, which is what the Germans did. So, a 20th century without the Great War might well have meant a century without Nazis or Communists. Imagine that. It was also a turning point in the history of our American nation, which under the leadership of Woodrow Wilson developed into something radically different from what it had been bef ...
centenery: the assassination of Franz Ferdinand - as it happened
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