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Gavrilo Princip

Gavrilo Princip in his prison cell at the Terezín fortress
Born (1894-07-25)25 July 1894
Obljaj, Austrian-occupied Bosnia and Herzegovina, de jure Ottoman Empire
Died 28 April 1918(1918-04-28) (aged 23)
Terezín, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary
Cause of death Tuberculosis
Resting place Saint Mark Cemetery, Sarajevo
Known for Member of the Young Bosnia and the Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the spark of World War I

I am the son of peasants and I know what is happening in the villages. That is why I wanted to take revenge, and I regret nothing.
Gavrilo Princip
I only know that I fired twice, or perhaps several times, without knowing whether I had hit or missed.
Gavrilo Princip
I aimed at the Archduke. I do not remember what I thought at that moment.