The first female Prime minister of Great Britain, Mrs Thatcher defined a decade. In particular she is remembered for her emphasis on individual responsibility and lack of belief in society. She presided over a successful war in the Falklands, reduced the power of trades unions and her economic policies led to 2 major recessions in the UK.
Leaders of the Western World. Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (the equivalent of president) 1979-1990. She was the longest-serving British Prime Minister of the 20th century.
Margaret The Magnificent: We Desperately Need More Leaders Like Her
Margaret Thatcher (1925 – 8 April 2013) Thatcher was the first — and still only — female prime minister in Britain's history. She rescued Britain from ruin & laid the groundwork for an extraordinary economic renaissance, during her 11 year term. Known as the "Iron Lady", a nickname that became associated with her uncompromising politics & leadership style, she simply would not allow Britain to be pushed around, particularly by military dictators.