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%
95%
2%
46
flagBelgium
0%
0%
90%
9%
11
flagDenmark
0%
7%
84%
7%
13
flagCanada
8%
4%
82%
4%
23
flagSpain
3%
3%
80%
11%
26
flagthe United States
4%
8%
74%
11%
315
flagUnknown
4%
9%
70%
15%
44
flagFrance
2%
11%
68%
14%
35
flagAustria
0%
16%
66%
16%
18
flagthe United Kingdom
4%
10%
63%
20%
517
flagNorway
0%
33%
61%
5%
18
flagthe Netherlands
3%
12%
60%
24%
33
flagPoland
6%
15%
57%
19%
11918
flagGermany
6%
13%
57%
20%
143
flagAustralia
14%
14%
57%
14%
14
flagSweden
6%
6%
56%
31%
16
flagLithuania
5%
16%
55%
16%
18
flagItaly
0%
23%
52%
23%
21
flagRussia
5%
29%
52%
5%
17
flagIndia
10%
23%
50%
15%
38

Gender

men59%
women51%
disease of corn
6%
7%
disease of wheat
17%
17%
disease of potato
59%
51%
disease of cattle
16%
22%

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