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Monday, April 8, 2013

Margaret Thatcher (Oct. 13, 1925 -- April 8, 2013)

A plaque is displayed on the wall of the birthplace and childhood home of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on April 8, 2013in Grantham, England. Lady Thatcher died this morning following a stroke aged 87. Margaret Thatcher was the first female British Prime Minster and governed the UK from 1979 to 1990. She led the UK through some turbulent years and contentious issues including the Falklands War, the miners' strike and the Poll Tax riots.