The largest eruption in history, claimed 70,000 lives, and plunged the world into darkness.
Heard 3,000 km away, killed 36,000 people, and caused global temperature drop.
Deadliest, took 6 million lives, brought acid rain, famines, and diseases.
Largest 20th-century eruption, affecting villages, crops, and cooling temperatures.
Dormant for 100 years, exploded with landslides, leaving lasting danger.
Devastated Pompeii and Herculaneum, 16,000 lives lost, volcano still active.
: Lasting days, destroyed Saint Pierre and took 30,000 lives; volcano remains active.