1755 Lisbon Earthquake

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Created at 11 / 2014
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What were the consequences of Lisbon earthquake in 1755?

The earthquake of 1755, which was followed by tsunami and firestorm, is one of the deadliest earthquakes not only in European history, but in the whole human history. It wiped out Lisbon, one of the richest cities in Europe, destroying hundreds of buildings and killing thousands of people.
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