The Spread of the Plague

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The Plague begins in central china

1333

The Plague took out 60-90% of the population of China.

Estimated 35 million deaths in china alone since 1333

1333 - 1352

Plague reaches the Crimea.

1346

The plague reached Alexandria in Egypt,

1347

The plague arrives in Europe through trading ships

1347

The Plague reaches France and Germany.

1348

The Plague spreads to England

1348

The Plague killed 1.5 million out of 4 million people

King Edward III tried to avoid the Plague

1349

King Edward III orders for the street to be cleaned of the corpses; the sick we're now being isolated in an attempt to avoid the plague

Jews being blamed for the Plague

1349 - 1351

Thousands of Jews persecuted due to being blamed for the Black Plague.

Plague has largely run its course in the Mediterranean basin.

1350

The Plague hits Russia

1351

World population Drops

1379

1400's world population drops from an estimated 450 million to 300-350 million

The peasants Revolt

1381

This happened after the Plague, when feudalism had ended and people wanted to start a new life.