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The Deadliest Wars, Terrorist Attacks, Bombings, and More in History
Crimes against humanity like terrorism and war leave terrible stains on our world's collective history. This infographic, created by Parker Waichman, takes a look at the 15th century through the 21st century, and even earlier in time, and covers the deadliest crimes and wars against humanity that we've ever seen in our world. The infographic includes the deadliest terrorist attacks, genocides, conquests, wars, and much more, and even looks at the political leaders from around the world that had the most victims.
It's well known that World War II is one of the deadliest events ever in human history, but did you know from 1939 through 1945, that approximately 84,269,920 people around the world lost their lives? This was 3% of the world's total population! On this infographic, you'll also find information on things like the deadliest aerial bombings. The deadliest-ever was back on March 10, 1945, in what was known as the Bombing of Tokyo. 267,171 buildings were wiped out, according to police records, which made up for about 25% of Tokyo as a whole!