Images of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie
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Family of Franz Ferdinand recall his life and legacy

Saturday marks 100 years since a young Serb nationalist shot dead the heir to the throne of the Austro-Hungarian empire.

The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand set off a chain of events that lead to the start of World War One.

He was buried in a castle near Vienna - where his descendants still live.

The BBC's Vienna correspondent Bethany Bell went to Schloss Artstettento meet his great granddaughter, Anita Hohenberg.

  • 28 Jun 2014
  • From the section Europe
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