Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg facts for kids
|Duchess of Hohenberg|
|Spouse(s)||Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria|
|Sophie Maria Josephine Albina Chotek von Chotkow und Wognin|
|Noble family||House of Hohenberg|
1 March 1868|
Stuttgart, Kingdom of Württemberg
|Died||28 June 1914
|Burial||Artstetten Castle, Austria|
Archduchess Sophie Chotek (1 March 1868 – 28 June 1914) was a Czech noble from the Bohemia. She was the wife of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria. She was killed by Gavrilo Princip when he tried to shoot Potiorek, the Austrian governor of Sarajevo. Princip also killed her husband, the Archduke. These killings are commonly said to have started World War I.
Titles and styles
- (1868) Countess Sophie Chotek von Chotkow und Wognin
- (1900) Her Serene Highness The Princess of Hohenberg
- (1909) Her Highness The Duchess of Hohenberg
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