Was the Irish potato famine the worst famine in recorded history?



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    The Irish famine was not the worst famine in history. In the People’s Republic of China between 1959 and 1962, a famine struck the took the lives of some where between 20 million and 43 million people. The famine in Ireland in the mid 1800s caused only a small amount of deaths in comparison, somewhere between 500,000 and 2 million.

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