Margaret Thatcher

1925 - 2013

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Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, (née Roberts; 13 October 1925 – 8 April 2013) was a British stateswoman and Conservative politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990. She was the longest-serving British prime minister of the 20th century and the first woman to hold the position. As prime minister, she implemented economic policies known as Thatcherism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Margaret Thatcher has received more than 38,462,711 page views. Her biography is available in 148 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 142 in 2019). Margaret Thatcher is the 101st most popular politician (down from 64th in 2019), the 29th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 20th in 2019) and the 8th most popular British Politician.

Margaret Thatcher is most famous for being the first female Prime Minister of Great Britain.

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  • 148

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.97

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  • 6.18

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Margaret Thatcher has had the most page views in the with 3,276,374 views, followed by Spanish (605,342), and Russian (375,923). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Telugu (339.43%), Anglo-Saxon (134.46%), and (117.99%)


Among politicians, Margaret Thatcher ranks 101 out of 19,576Before her are Mary II of England, Philip II of Spain, Murad III, Kösem Sultan, Diocletian, and Mahmoud Abbas. After her are Ivan the Terrible, Boris Yeltsin, Wilhelm II, German Emperor, Darius the Great, Heinrich Himmler, and Angela Merkel.

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Among people born in 1925, Margaret Thatcher ranks 2Before her is Malcolm X. After her are Pol Pot, Richard Burton, Yukio Mishima, Patrice Lumumba, Gilles Deleuze, Paul Newman, Alija Izetbegović, Giorgio Napolitano, Zygmunt Bauman, and Mahathir Mohamad. Among people deceased in 2013, Margaret Thatcher ranks 2Before her is Nelson Mandela. After her are Mikhail Kalashnikov, Hugo Chávez, Peter O'Toole, Fawzia Fuad of Egypt, Võ Nguyên Giáp, Jorge Rafael Videla, Doris Lessing, Heinrich Rohrer, Djalma Santos, and Giulio Andreotti.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Margaret Thatcher ranks 29 out of 8,785Before her are Thomas Hobbes (1588), Alan Turing (1912), Mary II of England (1662), Mick Jagger (1943), Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall (1947), and Charles Dickens (1812). After her are Anne Boleyn (1501), Alexander Fleming (1881), James Cook (1728), James Prescott Joule (1818), Alexander Graham Bell (1847), and Jane Austen (1775).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Margaret Thatcher ranks 8Before her are Winston Churchill (1874), Richard III of England (1452), William IV of the United Kingdom (1765), Queen Victoria (1819), Richard I of England (1157), and Mary II of England (1662). After her are Mary I of England (1516), John Major (1943), Mary, Queen of Scots (1542), Oliver Cromwell (1599), Olav V of Norway (1903), and Edward Heath (1916).