‘The spirit of envy can destroy; it can never build


MARGARET Hilda Thatcher (née Roberts; 1925–2013) 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.

As Prime Minister, she implemented policies known as Thatcherism.PC