Paraguayan War casualties

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This is a list of the Paraguayan War (1864–1870) direct and indirect casualties:

NOTE: deaths listed include being killed in action and/or of other causes such as dying of disease, atrocities etc.

Brazil[edit]

  • 28,000 to 30,000 killed in action
  • ~30,000 died of other causes, mainly diseases
  • ~60,000 total dead and/or missing

Argentina[edit]

  • ~18,000 killed in action
  • ~12,000 died of other causes, mainly diseases
  • 30,000 to 35,000 total dead and/or missing

(These numbers included soldiers and civilians killed and missing in internal strife and civil war between those who opposed war and those who favour it.)

Paraguay[edit]

  • 120,000 to 160,000 killed in action and other causes

Uruguay[edit]

  • ~2,000 to 3,000 killed in action
  • ~2,000 died of other causes, mainly diseases

Total Paraguayan War dead and missing[edit]

  • ~215,000 to 260,000 soldier and civilian casualties

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