Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher

 

Margaret Hilda Thatcher 1925 – 8 April 2013) was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and the Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990.

Margaret Thatcher was the longest-serving British Prime Minister of the 20th century and is the only woman to have held the office. A Soviet journalist called her the “Iron Lady”, a nickname that became associated with her uncompromising politics and leadership style. As Prime Minister, she implemented policies that have come to be known as Thatcherism.

Originally a research chemist before becoming a barrister, Margaret was elected Member of Parliament (MP) in 1959.   She also became Secretary of State for Education and Science.

Have a look at her biography.

 

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