Deadliest Atlantic Hurricanes

Can you name the deadliest retired Atlantic hurricanes?

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Year (Deaths)HurricaneAffected Areas
1954 (591-1,191)Haiti, Eastern United States, Ontario
1955 (184+)Northeast United States
1955 (1,023)Mexico, Belize, Barbados
1957 (431+)Louisiana
1960 (439)Puerto Rico, Bahamas, U.S. East Coast
1961 (319)Belize
1963 (7,193)Haiti, Cuba
1964 (156)Lesser Antilles
1966 (756-900)Caribbean, Mexico
1969 (259)Mississippi, Virginia
1972 (128)Eastern United States
1974 (8,210)Honduras
1979 (2,068)Dominican Republic, Dominica
1980 (269)Hispaniola
1988 (318)Mexico, Caribbean
1988 (216-334)Central America
1990 (139)Mexico
Year (Deaths)HurricaneAffected Areas
1996 (113-132)Central and South America
1998 (604)Hispaniola
1998 (11,374-19,000)Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala
2004 (124)Southeast United States, Caribbean
2004 (3,037)Gonaives, Haiti
2005 (1,245-1,836)Florida to Louisiana
2005 (97-125)Texas to Louisiana
2005 (1,668)Mexico, El Salvador. Guatemala
2007 (133)Nicaragua
2007 (222)Hispaniola
2008 (153)Hispaniola, Jamaica, Cuba, USA
2008 (214)Hispaniola, Cuba, USA
2012 (233)Greater Antilles, Bahamas, East USA
2016 (603)Haiti, Bahamas, Southeast USA
2017 (107)Caribbean, Texas, Louisiana
2017 (144)Caribbean, Eastern United States
2017 (3,059)Dominica, Puerto Rico
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