The European Championships first "Group of Death" was at Euro '96. Up until that tournament, there'd never been more than two groups, so the teams were always in for a hard draw as only the very best nations had usually qualified.
You can find more details on the origins of the "group of death" on our football phrases section.
Group F was the "Group of Death" at Euro 2020. It was made up of Portugal (the tournament holders), France (the Worlkd Cup holders), Germany (perennial tournament big-hitters) and Hungary (who would play two of the matches at their home ground in Budapest). As expected, all three of the big boys went through, but not before Hungary gave them all a really decent game and a few scares along the way...
Group E was the "Group of Death" at Euro 2016.
Group B was the "Group of Death" at Euro 2012.
Group C was the "Group of Death" at Euro 2008.
Group D was the "Group of Death" at Euro 2004.
Euro 2000 got greedy, having not one "Group of Death", but two, with Group A and Group D both being given the tag.
Group A featured Germany (the tournament holders from Euro '96), England, a terrific-looking Portuguese side, and a vastly experienced (and talented) Romanian side.
Group D looked equally daunting, with co-hosts the Netherlands, World Cup holders France, the Czech Republic (runners up at Euro '96, but with an even better looking squad at Euro 2000) and Denmark.
Group C was the "Group of Death" at Euro '96.