Top 40 Deadliest Catastrophes in History

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31. The Irish Potato famine

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During three years, the famine of 1845-1848 had been taking more than one million lives of Irish. At that time, local farmers were really dependent on the crops of potato. When the fields were ruined due to the fungus in water, the hope had already been lost. Those who managed to stay alive immigrated to other countries.

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