The life of Margaret Thatcher

    Re­garded by many as the coun­try’s most im­port­ant peace­time lead­er of the 20th cen­tury, Mar­garet Thatch­er trans­formed Bri­tain with a con­ser­vat­ive free-mar­ket re­volu­tion. The ‘Iron Lady’ was known as much for her for­mid­able per­sona as her po­lar­iz­ing policies. Be­low is a timeline of her re­mark­able life:

    Full ob­it­u­ary | Pho­tos of Bri­tain’s ‘Iron Lady’ | Not­able deaths of 2013

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    Published: April 8, 2013
    Sources: Times research, Historic World Leaders (1994), Associated Press
    Credits: Emily Alpert, Carol Williams, Evan Wagstaff, TimelineSetter
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