Bosnia and Herzegovina: 100th anniversary of Gavrilo Princip’s death celebrated in hometown

Hundreds of people celebrated the 100th anniversary of Gavrilo Princip's death in his Bosnian hometown of Bosansko Grahovo on Sunday. Princip, a Yugoslav nationalist living in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo on June 28, 1914. Europe was plunged into four years of war soon after. The commemoration was attended by guests from Bosnia and Herzegovina... Еще, Serbia and other countries. Attendees visited Princip’s birthplace, laid flowers at the grave of his parents and held a gathering in the town’s main square. «Small places give birth to great people. Today, we are in the centre of Grahovo, in the epicentre of the world, in honour of the man whose victim caused the earth to start spinning more quickly,» said Mayor of Bosansko Grahovo, Dusko Radun.

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