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%
51
flagDenmark
0%
6%
86%
6%
15
flagBelgium
0%
0%
83%
16%
12
flagCanada
8%
4%
82%
4%
23
flagSpain
3%
3%
77%
16%
31
flagthe United States
4%
8%
73%
11%
334
flagFrance
2%
11%
68%
14%
35
flagAustria
0%
16%
66%
16%
18
flagthe United Kingdom
4%
11%
62%
20%
530
flagGermany
7%
12%
57%
21%
151
flagthe Netherlands
8%
11%
57%
22%
35
flagAustralia
14%
14%
57%
14%
14
flagPoland
6%
16%
56%
20%
13490
flagSweden
6%
6%
56%
31%
16
flagNorway
0%
30%
55%
15%
20
flagLithuania
5%
15%
55%
20%
20
flagItaly
0%
23%
52%
23%
21
flagIndia
10%
23%
50%
15%
38
flagRussia
5%
30%
45%
15%
20
flagUnknown
9%
24%
43%
22%
344

Gender

men54%
women50%
disease of corn
7%
8%
disease of wheat
19%
18%
disease of potato
54%
50%
disease of cattle
18%
22%

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