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Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has died at the age of 87


Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher passed away Monday morning following a stroke, according to British media.

Thatcher was Britain's first and only female prime minister.

And the only British prime minister of the 20th century to win three consecutive terms.

She served from 1979 to 1990 as leader of the conservative party.

Thatcher was called the "Iron Lady" for her personal and political toughness.

She retired from public life after a stroke in 2002 and suffered several strokes after that.


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