which volcanic eruption caused the most deaths
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With 92,000 deaths the volcano in Tambora, Indonesia killed the most people ever in the year 1815.
Starvation was blamed for many of the deaths. Here is a list of volcano's that have cause most deaths to the least.
The Deadliest Volcanic Eruptions in History
Tambora, Indonesia 1815 - 92,000 dead
Krakatau, Indonesia 1883 - 36,417 dead
Mount Pelee, Martinique 1902 - 29,025 dead
Ruiz, Colombia 1985 - 25,000 dead
Unzen, Japan 1792 - 14,300 dead
Laki, Iceland 1783 - 9,350 dead
Kelut, Indonesia 1919 - 5,110 dead
Galunggung, Indonesia 1882 - 4,011 dead
Vesuvius, Italy 1631 - 3,500 dead
Vesuvius, Italy 79 - 3,360 dead
Papandayan, Indonesia 1772 - 2,957 dead
Lamington, Papua New Guinea 1951 - 2,942 dead
El Chichon, Mexico 1982 - 2,000 dead
Soufriere, St. Vincent 1902 - 1,680 dead
Oshima, Japan 1741 - 1,475 dead
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