Thatcher|Margaret| 1925-2013 |Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

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Thatcher|Margaret| 1925-2013 |Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

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  • Thatcher|Margaret| 1925-2013 |Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
  • Thatcher|Margaret| 1925-2013 |Baroness Thatcher

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Dates of existence

1925-2013

History

Born on October 13, 1925, in Grantham, England, Margaret Thatcher became Britain's Conservative Party leader and in 1979 was elected prime minister, the first woman to hold the position. During her three terms, she cut social welfare programs, reduced trade union power and privatized certain industries. She also opposed international calls to introduce sanctions against the apartheid regime in South Africa and fought a bitter battle with campaigners in Britain. Thatcher resigned in 1991 due to unpopular policy and power struggles in her party. She died on April 8, 2013, at age 87.

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United Kingdom

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P0061

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GB 1847

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ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).

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Created by Julia Wylie, October 2016

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  • English

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Sources

Bio.. 2016. Margaret Thatcher Biography . [ONLINE] Available at: http://www.biography.com/people/margaret-thatcher-9504796. [Accessed 31 October 2016].

The Independent . 2016. Cameron apologises for Thatcher apartheid policies. [ONLINE] Available at: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/cameron-apologises-for-thatcher-apartheid-policies-413569.html. [Accessed 31 October 2016].

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