88-year-old Margaret Thatcher - The Iron Lady (14 photos)

88-year-old Margaret Thatcher, known throughout the world as the Iron Lady, yesterday died of a stroke.
She was the first woman to become British prime minister.
About the years of her reign will be remembered by many generations of Britons.
Margaret Thatcher was British Prime Minister from 1979 to 1990.

Margaret Hilda Roberts was born in Grantham, Lincolnshire, in 1925 in the family of a local grocer.

In 1951, she held a wedding with businessman Denis Thatcher, but then she began to prepare for the exam to practice in private legal practice. In 1953, she became a lawyer, and her mother, she gave birth to twins Mark and Carol.

In this photo, Margaret Thatcher talking to a chimney sweep in Dartford during the election campaign for the seat in Parliament in 1951, which she lost. In the same year she got into Parliament, but in 1959 she succeeded, she won a place on the Conservative Party.

Mrs. Thatcher enters the street Downing Street in 1979, she was the first female prime minister of Great Britain. She promised that the Conservative Party would reduce income tax state. costs, and facilitate the purchase of private property.


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