The Most Important Event of the 20th Century? How the Assassination of Franz Ferdinand Can Still Be Felt Now

The assassination of Franz Ferdinand is truly an event that changed the world. Being the catalyst for World War I in 1914, its reverberations and consequences let to an extraordinary cataclysm of events – many of which can still be felt today. Check out the graphic below to see what historical trends and events the assassination triggered:


James Carson graduated from the University of York with a degree in English and History and have a keen interested in both World Wars and popular science - particularly space.