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%
3%
93%
3%
33
flagBelgium
0%
0%
90%
9%
11
flagSpain
3%
3%
80%
11%
26
flagCanada
11%
5%
76%
5%
17
flagthe United States
4%
8%
74%
10%
285
flagUU
7%
15%
69%
7%
13
flagSwitzerland
9%
18%
63%
9%
11
flagItaly
0%
25%
62%
12%
16
flagFrance
0%
15%
61%
19%
26
flagNorway
0%
33%
61%
5%
18
flagthe United Kingdom
5%
12%
60%
21%
432
flagGermany
7%
13%
58%
19%
123
flagLithuania
5%
11%
58%
17%
17
flagAustria
0%
16%
58%
25%
12
flagthe Netherlands
3%
14%
57%
25%
28
flagPoland
6%
15%
56%
20%
10261
flagRussia
6%
25%
56%
6%
16
flagSweden
6%
6%
53%
33%
15
flagIndia
8%
22%
51%
17%
35
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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