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The Paraguayan War: Bloodiest Conflict In Latin American History

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5. The average life span of a Roman was from 20 to 30 years in ancient Rome. The modern day demographers have conceded the fact that the average life expectancy of ancient Roman hovered around the age of 25. This shocking figure is due to the high mortality rate of infants and children. As many as 50% of the children succumbed to death by the age of ten. Those who managed to survive plague, dysentery and wars had the modern day life expectancy that ranged around 60-80 years. 6. The Paraguayan war is the bloodiest conflict in the Latin American history. The war was fought between Paraguay and Uruguay, Argentina and Brazil and claimed the lives of over 60% of Paraguayan population. Known as war of Triple alliance or Mitre Conquest. The war
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