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What were the two main natural disasters which destroyed Europe in the Middle Ages?

These disasters – earthquakes, floods, volcanic eruptions – were written about by chroniclers of the time, who left vivid accounts of the destruction they caused.

What natural disaster struck Europe during the medieval time period?

Earthquakes were a cause of devastation in medieval Europe. The 1117 earthquake in northern Italy hit what was possibly the most densely populated area in Europe at the time.

What are the top 3 natural disasters?

Top 10 deadliest natural disasters in history

  • (TIE) The A.D. 1138 Aleppo earthquake.
  • (TIE) The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami.
  • The 1976 Tangshan earthquake.
  • The A.D.
  • The 1920 Haiyuan earthquake.
  • (TIE) The 1839 Coringa cyclone.
  • (TIE) The 1881 Haiphong typhoon.
  • The 2010 Haiti earthquake.

What was the worst natural disaster in history?

Excluding viral and bacterial pandemics, the deadliest natural disaster in history was the Great Chinese Famine of 1959 to 1961, which caused a massive loss of life estimated somewhere between 30 and 45 million people.

What was the bloodiest day in history?


What was the most brutal war?

The Civil War

What was the most brutal army in history?

Here are some of the most powerful armies in history.

  • The Roman Army: The Roman Army famously conquered the Western world over a period of a few hundred years.
  • The Mongol Army.
  • Ottoman Army.
  • Nazi German Army.
  • The Soviet Army.
  • United States.

How many died on D Day?

German casualties on D-Day have been estimated at 4,000 to 9,000 men. Allied casualties were documented for at least 10,000, with 4,414 confirmed dead.

How many died in ww2 total?

75 million people

Who won 1967 Indo China war?

Nathu La and Cho La Clashes
Date 11–14 September 1967 (Nathu La) 1 October 1967 (Cho La) Location Nathu La and Cho La, on the border between China and the Kingdom of Sikkim Result Indian victory Chinese offensives on Nathu La and Cho La repelled
India China
Commanders and leaders

Who won in 1967 war?

Six-Day War
Date 5–10 June 1967 (6 days) Location Middle East Result Israeli victory Territorial changes Israel occupied the Gaza Strip and the Sinai Peninsula, the West Bank (including East Jerusalem), and the Golan Heights
Israel Egypt (UAR) Syria Jordan Iraq Minor involvement: Lebanon (Air raid on 5 June)