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Princess Stéphanie of Belgium wed Austro-Hungarian Crown Prince Rudolf in 1881. It was an unhappy marriage with lasting ramifications: their union produced a daughter but no son to become heir to the Hapsburg throne, and Rudolf committed suicide eight years after the wedding. Archduke Franz Ferdinand then became heir, but his assassination in 1914 precipitated World War I and the end of the Hapsburg Empire..