Events leading upto World War 1

By Izaak
  • Franz Ferdinand, archduke of Austria-Hungry, assasinated in Sarajevo

  • Unhappy at their response, Austria-Hungry declares war on Serbia

  • Due to the alliance, Russia mobilises to support Serbia

  • Due to the alliances, Germany declares war on Russia

  • Germany invades France through Belgium

  • Germany invades Belgium using the Schlieffen Plan. Britain declares war on Germany.

  • Britain declares war on Germany

  • Austria-Hungry declares war on Russia