Margaret Thatcher

1925 - 2013

Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, (née Roberts; 13 October 1925 – 8 April 2013) was a British stateswoman 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 that office. A Soviet journalist dubbed her the "Iron Lady", a nickname that became associated with her uncompromising politics and leadership style. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Margaret Thatcher has received more than 15,660,311 page views. Her biography is available in 136 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 80th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Margaret Thatcher ranks 79 out of 14,801Before her are Giuseppe Garibaldi, Vladimir Putin, Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor, Napoleon III, Mary II of England, and Hirohito. After her are Nebuchadnezzar II, Diocletian, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Heinrich Himmler, Louis XV of France, and Ahmed I.

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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, Gilles Deleuze, Patrice Lumumba, Paul Newman, B.B. King, Zygmunt Bauman, Robert F. Kennedy, and Alija Izetbegović. Among people deceased in 2013, Margaret Thatcher ranks 2Before her is Nelson Mandela. After her are Mikhail Kalashnikov, Hugo Chávez, Doris Lessing, Võ Nguyên Giáp, Peter O'Toole, Fawzia Fuad of Egypt, Jorge Rafael Videla, Frederick Sanger, Douglas Engelbart, and Tom Clancy.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Margaret Thatcher ranks 27 out of 5,347Before her are Agatha Christie (1890), Richard I of England (1157), John Lennon (1940), Alan Turing (1912), Mary II of England (1662), and Alfred Hitchcock (1899). After her are Arthur Conan Doyle (1859), John Maynard Keynes (1883), Alexander Graham Bell (1847), Alexander Fleming (1881), Daniel Defoe (1660), and David Hume (1711).

Among POLITICIANS In United Kingdom

Among politicians born in United Kingdom, Margaret Thatcher ranks 8Before her are Winston Churchill (1874), Queen Victoria (1819), Richard III of England (1452), Mary, Queen of Scots (1542), Richard I of England (1157), and Mary II of England (1662). After her are Mary I of England (1516), Anne, Queen of Great Britain (1665), Oliver Cromwell (1599), Ivar the Boneless (900), Alfred the Great (849), and James VI and I (1566).