Finnish population year 1000-1860 (Mauri Rastas)

Source: About 1350: The Black Death was one of the most devastating pandemics in human history, resulting in the deaths of an estimated 75 to 200 million people and peaking in Europe in the years 1348–50. 1695-1697: The Great Famine of Finland 1695-1697 killed about a third of the Finnish population in two years.