Margaret Thatcher

Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

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Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, was a British stateswoman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990. She was the longest-serving British prime minister of the 20th century and the first woman to hold that office. A Soviet journalist dubbed her "The 'Iron Lady'", a nickname that became associated with her uncompromising politics and leadership style. As Prime Minister, she implemented policies known as Thatcherism.

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A sea change brought in the Iron Lady at the 1979 general election. Four decades on from that day, believes Sean O'Grady, we may be on the cusp of a similar..
Credit: Independent - Published 6 days ago

The former Labour MP and political interviewer was known for his grilling of Margaret Thatcher.
1 week ago • BBC News

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