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Plagues Over the Centuries Have Caused Radical Political Shifts – Examples From the Last 2500 Years

By Srdja Trifkovic Russia-Insider Serious epidemics can have far-reaching social, cultural, and geopolitical consequences. The plague which devastated Athens in 430 BC—in the second year of the Peloponnesian War, when an Athenian victory still seemed within reach—claimed a quarter of the population, some 75,000 people including Pericles. His […]