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
1%
1%
94%
1%
53
flagDenmark
0%
6%
87%
6%
16
flagCanada
10%
3%
83%
3%
30
flagSpain
3%
3%
77%
16%
31
flagthe United States
4%
8%
72%
12%
349
flagFrance
2%
11%
68%
14%
35
flagAustria
0%
16%
66%
16%
18
flagthe United Kingdom
4%
10%
64%
20%
570
flagSwitzerland
6%
25%
62%
6%
16
flagGermany
6%
12%
61%
18%
174
flagSweden
8%
4%
58%
29%
24
flagAustralia
14%
14%
57%
14%
14
flagPoland
6%
16%
56%
19%
14551
flagNorway
0%
30%
56%
13%
23
flagthe Netherlands
7%
12%
55%
25%
40
flagLithuania
5%
15%
55%
20%
20
flagItaly
0%
25%
53%
21%
28
flagIndia
10%
23%
51%
15%
39
flagRussia
5%
30%
45%
15%
20
flagUnknown
9%
24%
43%
22%
423

Gender

men53%
women50%
disease of corn
7%
7%
disease of wheat
19%
19%
disease of potato
53%
50%
disease of cattle
18%
22%

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