Prussia hit by a cholera epidemic once again, 1866

In the year 1866, Prussia was impacted with particular severity by the deadly and infectious bacterial disease that raged worldwide during the 19th century. Approximately 115,000 people died of cholera. Local outbreaks in cities like Berlin, Hamburg, and London claimed thousands of victims. Lastly in 1873, during the so-called fourth pandemic (1863–1876), cholera gripped the entire country.