It is nearly impossible to compile a conclusive ranking of the worst things humans have done to each other. History tends to be somewhat biased, a genocide in one nation’s eyes might be justified as worthy sacrifice in the others. Death counts are also highly varied with equally justifiable counts of the same events differing by so much that it is not possible to decide the event’s rightful rank. My list takes into the account only those wars which had multiple nations involved, as without such a criteria, a list of greatest ever wars by death toll would be overwhelmed with Chinese and Russian civil unrests.
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