Where did the assassination that triggered World War 1 occur?
Bosnia, in the city of Sarajevo.
The incident that triggered the beginning of World War 1 was the assassination of the heir to the throne of?
World War I was the result of numerous influences in Europe, the most obvious centered around the Austro-Hungarian powers, Germany and the Balkans. The start was triggered by the assassination of Arch Duke Franz Ferdinand. Historians are generally agreed that the war was destined to happen with or without the assassination.
That's easy, the assassination of Franz Ferdinand of Austria triggered the war. While that answer is typically what teachers are looking for, however, World War I was not technically at war at the time of the assassination of Ferdinand. It would be best to say that the first person killed after the war started would be Private John Parr of England in August of 1914.. He was killed by a German Sniper.
The event that triggered World War 1 was the assassination of the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, and his wife, Sophie. The killer was Gavrilo Princip, a 19-year-old Siberian and a member of the Black Hand. The Black Hand was a secret society committed to ridding Bosnia of Austrian rule.
The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand - heir to the throne of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and his wife Sophie is what sparked World War I. The cause of World War 1 can be traced all the way back to the end of the Napoleonic wars in 1815. However the immediate cause of the war is most popularly believed to be the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austrian throne by Gavrilo Pricip in…