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Gavrilo Princip

A member of the Bosnian Serb terrorist organization Black Hand, Princip assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, in Sarajevo on June 28, 1914, which led to the outbreak of World War I. The 19-year-old Princip was too young for the death penalty according to the law. He died in prison of tuberculosis in 1918.



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