What led to The Great Ireland Famine between 1845 and 1852?

disease of corn
disease of wheat
disease of potato
disease of cattle
Although blight ravaged potato crops through­out Europe during the 1840s, the impact and human cost in Ireland was sig­nif­i­cant­ly larger than else­where. Due to the great poverty, the vast majority of the pop­u­la­tion sufficed with a diet of potatoes and dairy.

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disease of corn
disease of wheat
disease of potato
disease of cattle
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flagRepublic of Ireland
0%
2%
94%
2%
36
flagBelgium
0%
0%
90%
9%
11
flagDenmark
0%
8%
83%
8%
12
flagCanada
8%
4%
82%
4%
23
flagSpain
3%
3%
80%
11%
26
flagUnknown
5%
10%
78%
5%
19
flagthe United States
4%
8%
74%
11%
298
flagFrance
0%
12%
68%
15%
32
flagthe United Kingdom
4%
11%
62%
20%
472
flagAustria
0%
18%
62%
18%
16
flagNorway
0%
33%
61%
5%
18
flagGermany
7%
12%
58%
20%
135
flagLithuania
5%
11%
58%
17%
17
flagItaly
0%
29%
58%
11%
17
flagPoland
6%
15%
57%
19%
10768
flagthe Netherlands
3%
13%
56%
26%
30
flagRussia
6%
25%
56%
6%
16
flagSweden
6%
6%
53%
33%
15
flagIndia
10%
21%
51%
16%
37
flagAustralia
16%
16%
50%
16%
12

Gender

men59%
women51%
disease of corn
6%
8%
disease of wheat
17%
17%
disease of potato
59%
51%
disease of cattle
16%
23%

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