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%
55
flagCanada
8%
5%
83%
2%
37
flagDenmark
8%
4%
80%
8%
25
flagSpain
3%
6%
75%
15%
32
flagthe United States
4%
8%
72%
12%
368
flagFrance
2%
11%
68%
14%
35
flagAustralia
11%
11%
66%
11%
18
flagthe United Kingdom
4%
10%
64%
19%
594
flagAustria
0%
15%
63%
21%
19
flagGermany
5%
11%
62%
18%
185
flagSwitzerland
6%
25%
62%
6%
16
flagSweden
8%
4%
58%
29%
24
flagPoland
6%
16%
56%
19%
15322
flagNorway
0%
28%
56%
16%
25
flagthe Netherlands
7%
12%
55%
25%
40
flagItaly
0%
24%
55%
20%
29
flagLithuania
5%
15%
55%
20%
20
flagIndia
13%
23%
48%
13%
43
flagRussia
5%
30%
45%
15%
20
flagUnknown
9%
25%
43%
22%
448

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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