When they realised no one tells them anything, especially when it comes to assassinations. | 26 Times History Was Perfectly Summed Up By Tumblr

When they realised no one tells them anything, especially when it comes to assassinations.

In honor of the centennial of World War I, we're remembering the momentous period of history that forever changed the world as we know it. July 1914 was the month that changed the world. On 28 June 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated, and just five weeks later the Great Powers of Europe were at war. But how did it all happen?

The month that changed the world: a timeline to war

July 1914 was the month that changed the world. On 28 June Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated, and just five weeks later the Great Powers of Europe were at war. But how did it all happen?

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The 76.02-carat Archduke Joseph Diamond fetched a record 21.5 million at Christie's Geneva Magnificent Jewels auction.

Once part of the collection of the Archduke Joseph of Austria the diamond, weighing carats and mined at the legendary Indian Golkonda mine, is expected to reach between million and million pounds at an auction on November 13 in Geneva.

1548 Jakob Seisenegger - Archduke Ferdinand of Tirol, Son of the Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand I

1548 Jakob Seisenegger - Archduke Ferdinand of Tirol, Son of the Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand I

Princess Auguste of Bavaria (1875–1964)One of the granddaughters of Empress Elisabeth of AustriaShe was the daughter of Archduchess Gisela She married Joseph August, Archduke of Austria on 15 November 1893 in Munich. The couple had 6 children.

Princess Auguste of Bavaria (1875–1964)One of the granddaughters of Empress Elisabeth of AustriaShe was the daughter of Archduchess Gisela She married Joseph August, Archduke of Austria on 15 November 1893 in Munich. The couple had 6 children.

The face at lower right is the only thing more stunning than everything else in this picture. ellamorte: “ Austro-Hungarian Archduke Franz Ferdinand lies in an open coffin beside his wife Sophie, the Duchess of Hohenburg. ”

The face at lower right is the only thing more stunning than everything else in this picture. ellamorte: “ Austro-Hungarian Archduke Franz Ferdinand lies in an open coffin beside his wife Sophie, the Duchess of Hohenburg. ”

This is an image of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophia the day of his assassination. The heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne, and his wife Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, were shot and killed by Gavrilo Princip, a a Serbian nationalist. The assassination of Franz-Ferdinand and Sophia caused a rapid chain of events leading to the war.

This is an image of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophia the day of his assassination. The heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne, and his wife Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, were shot and killed by Gavrilo Princip, a a Serbian nationalist. The assassination of Franz-Ferdinand and Sophia caused a rapid chain of events leading to the war.

Beethoven: Triple Concerto; Archduke Trio [Super Audio Hybrid CD]

Beethoven: Triple Concerto; Archduke Trio [Super Audio Hybrid CD]

Archduke Anton of Austria

Archduke Anton of Austria

Napoleon and the Archduke Charles : A History of the Franco-Austrian Campaign in the Valley of the

Napoleon and the Archduke Charles : A History of the Franco-Austrian Campaign in the Valley of the

Archduke Maximilian Francis of Austria visited Marie Antoinette and her husband on 7 February 1775 at the Château de la Muette.   Gold Snuf...

Archduke Maximilian Francis of Austria visited Marie Antoinette and her husband on 7 February 1775 at the Château de la Muette. Gold Snuf...

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria with his daughter, Princess Sophie of Hohenberg.

It was Archduke Ferdinand's Assassination that was the spark that set off WW I. Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria with his daughter, Princess Sophie of Hohenberg.

Maximilian Emerald  This 21.04-carat Colombian emerald was once set in a ring worn by Mexico’s ill-fated emperor, Ferdinand Maximilian Joseph.  An Austrian archduke crowned emperor of Mexico in 1864, he was executed during an uprising only three years later.  Mrs. Marjorie Merriweather Post donated the Maximilian Emerald Ring to the Smithsonian in 1964.

carat Colombian emerald was once set in a ring worn by Mexico’s ill-fated emperor, Ferdinand Maximilian Joseph. An Austrian archduke crowned emperor of Mexico in he was executed during an uprising only three years later.

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