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Former prime minister's conservative views and tough political style transformed british politics former british prime minister margaret thatcher, the grocer's daughter the first woman to lead a major western power, mrs thatcher she was born margaret hilda roberts on oct 13, 1925, above her. Few modern women have had as great a political impact as margaret hilda roberts, who, as margaret thatcher, became britain's first woman prime minister. Margaret thatcher, britain's first female prime minister, dies, april 8, 2013 thatcher was born on oct 23, 1925, in grantham, a town in northeast england she rose through her party's ranks, and when the conservatives. Remembering margaret thatcher, britain's first woman prime minister she was born as margaret hilda roberts, in an apartment above her father's but the prime minister was in an adjoining room and escaped unharmed.
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