The Great Leap Forward

China

1958-1962_The Great Leap ForwardThe “Great Leap Forward,” a plan by the Communist Party of China to develop agriculture and industry, becomes a national disaster. An estimated 20-43 million people die from famine due to the inefficiency of the system, coupled with natural disasters.

World Population : 170,060,000

Key:   1,000,000 People    1,000,000 People (Annotated)    Milestone

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