Origin of archduke
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A century ago today, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary embarked on his fatal journey to Sarajevo.
I was born in Brooklyn on June 28, 1926, the 12th anniversary of the blowing up of Archduke Ferdinand of Austria.Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview|Alex Belth|February 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They knew the Bosnians had targeted the Austrian Archduke Ferdinand.
So the bullet that Gavrilo Princip fired at old Archduke Ferdinand in Sarajevo (a redolent place-name) goes on echoing.
I had sat beside him at the Council table; I had dined with him formally as the new Archduke, and informally as his cousin.The Colonel of the Red Huzzars|John Reed Scott
The Archduke had received intelligence from two quarters of events highly unfavourable to the French.The History of Napoleon Buonaparte|John Gibson Lockhart
My unlucky connection with the Archduke has brought me to the verge of beggary.The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume II (of 3)|Alexander Wheelock Thayer
Finally they agreed to leave the most difficult questions until the archduke should come of age.The First Governess of the Netherlands, Margaret of Austria|Eleanor E. Tremayne
In 1614, Rubens's heart was made glad by the birth of a son, to whom Archduke Albert became godfather, and gave him his own name.Famous European Artists|Sarah K. Bolton
1520s, from Middle French and Old French archeduc, from Merovingian Latin archiducem (c.750); see arch- + duke (n.). Formerly the title of the rulers of Austrasia, Lorraine, Brabant, and Austria; later the titular dignity of the sons of the Emperor of Austria. Related: Archducal; archduchy.