Hannah Mawdsley

Dr Hannah Mawdsley is a Property Curator for the National Trust in London, UK. Her PhD thesis focused on the politics of commemoration behind the global 1918–19 influenza pandemic (aka the "Spanish Flu").

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Deadliest influenza pandemic

The deadliest influenza pandemic in human history was the so-called "Spanish Flu", which spread worldwide between 1918 and 1919. Estimates place the global mortality somewhere between 50 and 100 million people.