A study of social vulnerability to climate in Switzerland and in the Czech Lands during the early 1770s.
The flood inundates up to one quarter of the country and causes the deaths of over 1700 people.
The region is plagued by the worst famine in centuries, leading to death, disease, and mass migration.
During the three “great hunger years,” 270,000 people die.
A severe famine hits the Deccan region in India from 1630–1632.
As many as ten million people die as a result of the severe famine.
A great drought and subsequent famine strikes Southern India from 1876–1878.
The eruption kills nearly the entire population of the island of Sumbawa and destroys the coasts of two further Indonesian islands. The spread of ash clouds leads to "the year without summer."
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