Top 40 Deadliest Catastrophes in History

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30. Famine in India.

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Three million people died from famine that lasted for three years in northern India. It happened as a result of the 1.5-year drought in 1769. From Punjab to Assam, there was no rain during a year and a half. By the time the fields finally began to ripen, a lot of people had already been dead.

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