How many people died from mount Vesuvius eruption in AD 79?


While it is not known how many people died in the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD, it is known that the eruption buried the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum. The volcano also erupted in 1631, killing over 4,000 people.

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