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Why was the murder of archduke and his wife important?


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2010-01-31 20:18:46
2010-01-31 20:18:46

The assassination of the Archduke was important because it marked the start of WW1. Austria-Hungary then declared war on Serbia[the assassins] and because of all the treaties the countries have, it turned into a world war.

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