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Archduke Franz Ferdinand (1863–1914)

Born on December 18, 1863, the eldest son of Archduke Karl-Ludwig von Habsburg and his wife, Princess Annunziata di Borbone, Franz Ferdinand was third in line to the thrown of the Austro-Hungarian Empire upon his birth. After his cousin Crown Prince Rudolf committed suicide in 1889 and his father died in 1896, Franz Ferdinand became the heir of his... See full bio »

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 1913 Pathé's Weekly, No. 29 (Short)
Himself (as Archdule Francis Ferdinand)
 1911 Review of the Austrian Army (Documentary short)
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 2014 Apocalypse la 1ère Guerre mondiale (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- Furie (2014) ... Himself (as François-Ferdinand)
 2013 Felix Austria! (Documentary)
 2011 Global Warning (Documentary)
Himself (as Archduke Franz Ferdinand)
 2007 In Europe (TV Series documentary)
- 1900 - Dawn of the Century (2007) ... Himself (as Archduke Franz Ferdinand)
- 1914: Wenen & Sarajevo (2007) ... Himself (as Archduke Franz Ferdinand)
 2003 A Royal Family (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- The Family Expands (2003) ... Himself
- The Father-In-Law of Europe (2003) ... Himself
 2003 The First World War (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 2003 World War 1 in Colour (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- Catastrophe (2003) ... Himself
 1994-2002 Timewatch (TV Series documentary)
- The Making of Adolf Hitler (2002) ... Himself
- Seeds of War (1994) ... Himself
 1996 1914-1918 (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- Explosion (1996) ... Himself
 1995 Cinema Europe: The Other Hollywood (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- Where It All Began (1995) ... Himself (uncredited)
 1987 Österreich I (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- Vom Reich zur Republik (1987) ... Himself
 1985 100 years of automobile (TV Series documentary)
- Räder, die von selber rollen (1985) ... Himself
 1964 The Guns of August (Documentary)
 1943 Forgotten Treasure (Short)
Himself (as Archduke Ferdinand)
 1940 Sarajevo
Himself (on horseback) (uncredited)
 1936 Schulter an Schulter (Documentary)

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 14 Portrayals | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Archduke Franz Ferdinand | Archduke Ferdinand | Archdule Francis Ferdinand | François-Ferdinand

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Personal Quote:

[as his wife lay dying from an assassin's bullet that he himself would die from moments later] Sophie dear, Sophie dear, don't die! Stay alive for our children.


Was the heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire at the time of his death. See more »

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