Britain's first female prime minister, Margaret Thatcher, was born October 13, 1925. Known as the "Iron Lady," Thatcher was one of the twentieth century's most dominant political figures.
Biography Of Margaret Thatcher
Margaret Thatcher Biography
Key Facts In This Video
Thatcher worked as a research chemist before joining politics. 00:22
In the 1980s Thatcher raised taxes during Britain's economic depression, causing riots. 01:44
Ronald Regan and Thatcher were close friends. 02:52
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