Reason Of World War 1



Do you ever hear about the First World War in the world? If you didn’t know. So, you are in the right place to know. Today I will talk everything about world war I.  For the Introduction, World War I is the First World War which happened between central power-(Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria and the Ottoman Empire) against allies – (Serbia, Russia, France, Britain, Italy and the United States).  This war started in 1914 and ended in 1918 but do you know what the reason was for the war happened. So, the reason for this war is the assassination of Franz Ferdinand. If anybody doesn’t know what is assassination is so, assassination means is the act of deliberately killing a prominent person, such as a head of state or head of government and for information, murder means killing of a person for any type of reason but assassination means killing of a person for only political reasons. Let’s come back to the topic.  So, who was Franz Ferdinand? First, his full name was Archduke Franz Ferdinand Carl Ludwig Joseph Maria (Yes, Such a big name!). He was the heir presumptive to the throne of Austria-Hungary.  Now, The Question is who assassin Franz Ferdinand? Gavrilo Princip – a Serbian nationalist with ties to the secretive military group known as the Black Hand and that’s how the world war started.  After 4 years of fighting, the allies had got the victory at the last. Now, let’s see some fact. Do you know what is the heir presumptive? Heir presumptive means a person who selected to become a future king of a kingdom or a country.  You know World War I cause around 40,000,000 deaths.


Ansh Srivastava 

Class: 5

Delhi Public School, GBN 

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