Born on December 18, 1863, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was a figure who lived his life at the pinnacle of Europe's grand aristocracy. The eldest son of Archduke Carl Ludwig of Austria (the younger brother of Emperor Franz Joseph I), Franz Ferdinand was not initially in direct line to the … [Read more...] about Who Was Franz Ferdinand and How Did He Die?
World War I
World War I, often called "The Great War," was a global conflict that took place from 1914 to 1918. It was one of the deadliest conflicts in history, with approximately 40 million casualties, and it had profound political, cultural, social, and economic effects that shaped the 20th century. The war … [Read more...] about Did Any US President Fight in WWI?