|Sir Edward Grey|
Read more about this event here on the BBC site: http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-26767807
And to read more about Grey's famous speech, do visit: http://www.1914-1918.net/greys_speech.htm
The world today has been shaped by that war in countless ways. One of them is a constant questioning by many of the necessity and value of spending blood, tears and treasure to kill others.
On the 100th anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand, the event that ignited the conflict, leaders of those countries who went to war months later in 1914, gathered in Belgium. They promised each other then to work toward peace. Among them here you see the leaders of France, Germany, United Kingdom and Belgium.