Franz Ferdinand Death Cause and Date

Franz Ferdinand's Death

Born (Birthday) December 18, 1863

Death Date June 28, 1914

Age of Death 50 years

Cause of Death Assassination

Profession Politician

The politician Franz Ferdinand died at the age of 50. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Archduke of Austria whose assassination in 1914 by Serbian nationalists sparked the First World War. He was an avid trophy hunter, and records from his lifetime indicate that he had an estimated 300,000 game kills.

His parents were Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria and Princess Maria Annunciata of Bourbon-Two Sicilies. He had four children with Countess Sophie Chotek.