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Remembering Margaret Thatcher: Slideshow

By History.com Staff
Margaret Thatcher, the United Kingdom’s prime minister from 1979 to 1990, died Monday following a stroke. She was 87. The first woman elected to lead a European country, Thatcher was a towering figure in 20th-century politics whose influence is still felt today. Below, explore key events in the life and career of Britain’s “Iron Lady.”

Categories: British History