What Event Started WW1?


World war one was triggered by the assassination of the Archduke Francis Ferdinand, the heir to the Habsburg throne, on June 28, 1914. The war involved most of the world’s greatest assembled in two opposing alliances: the Allies and the Central Powers. These countries include Britain, France, Germany, India, Australasia and New Zealand.
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On June 28, 1914, Gavrilo Princip assassinated Archduke Franz-Ferdinand of Austria, causing Kaiser Wilhelm of Germany to support Austria in punishing the Serbs, setting the stage for Russia and her allies to go to war.
While the assassination of the Archduke is often attributed to the start of the war, no one event or person caused the Great War. There were many factors that contributed to mobilization of the belligerents.
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