Lucas Fernandes Matos

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How Margaret Thatcher Won the Arguments That Mattered

The authorized biographer of Margaret Thatcher, Charles Moore, published an advance glimpse of his work in <i>Vanity Fair</i> two years ago:<p>[S]he won the big …

Margaret Thatcher: a life in pictures

Margaret Thatcher resigns as Prime Minister in 1990 - archive footage

Baroness Thatcher has died at the age of 87. Watch her leave Downing Street following her resignation as Prime Minister on November 22 1990.<p>• <b>Margaret Thatcher dies: full story</b><br>• <b>Margaret Thatcher dies: latest reaction</b><br>• <b>Margaret Thatcher dies: coverage in full</b><p><b>Baroness Thatcher</b>, Britain's greatest …

Lady Thatcher

Lady Thatcher, who has died aged 87 from a stroke, was not only Britain’s first woman Prime Minister, she was also the outstanding peacetime leader of the 20th century.<p>For more than a decade Margaret Thatcher enjoyed almost unchallenged political mastery, winning three successive general elections. …

Watch Margaret Thatcher Explain Why the Euro Is a Terrible Idea in 1990

Her thoughts on giving up the pound for a single European currency? "No. No. No."<p>Say what you will about the rest of her legacy, but when it comes to the economic disaster today known as the euro, Margaret Thatcher was downright prophetic. In a delightfully acidic speech delivered before Britain's …

The Thatcher era wasn’t an economic miracle, and these charts show why

Upon the death today of former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher, it’s worth taking a second look at the momentous economic changes Britain underwent when she held the reins of power.<p>When Thatcher took power the British economy was clearly struggling.<p>And it continued to struggle after her …

Margaret Thatcher’s Most Memorable Quotes

The Iron Lady has left behind a legacy of political accomplishments marked by some unforgettable lines.<p>Margaret Thatcher once said, “If you want …

Margaret Thatcher Answers Her 7498th Question

'Iron Lady' shows her softer side in historical photos

Margaret Thatcher, who led Great Britain as prime minister from 1979 to 1990, was the first woman to hold the job, and was the longest-serving prime minister of the postwar era.<p>During her decades-long career in politics, the camera followed her every move and many of the images that we’re left with …

Read Meryl Streep's Heartfelt Statement About Her 'Iron Lady' Character, Margaret Thatcher

After news of Thatcher's death on Monday, Streep released a heartfelt statement about the former prime minister, calling her "a figure of awe for her personal strength and grit":<p><b>Margaret Thatcher was a pioneer, willingly or unwillingly, for the role of women in politics.</b><p>It is hard to imagine a part …

Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher on The MacNeil/Lehrer Report

Margaret Thatcher's death: reaction from around the world

<b>United States</b><p>Barack Obama led tributes, describing Margaret Thatcher as "one of the great champions of freedom and liberty" and a true friend to the …