Meet the grand dame of British politics face to face.
A political force and Britain’s only female Prime Minister, the Iron Lady fought as an equal in a predominantly male Parliament and was famous for her strong leadership. Notorious for closing the mines and victorious against Argentina in the Falklands hers was the longest continuous period of leadership for 14 years.
1925: Born in Grantham, England
1958: Elected Conservative MP for Finchley
1970: Appointed Secretary of State for Education and Science
1975: Becomes leader of the Conservative Party
1979: Elected Prime Minister of Great Britain
1982: Leads Britain to war against Argentina in the Falklands
1983: Re-elected as Prime Minister
1984: Survives the bombing of the Grand Hotel in Brighton
1987: Re-elected as Prime Minister
1990: Stands down as leader of the Conservative Party
1992: Becomes Baroness Thatcher