Margaret Thatcher

From WikiLove - The Encyclopedia of Love




Thatcher was born Margaret Hilda Roberts in Grantham, Lincolnshire, on 13 October 1925. Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, became President of the Oxford University Conservative Association in 1946. She was influenced at university by political works such as Friedrich von Hayek's The Road to Serfdom (1944), which condemned economic intervention by government as a precursor to an authoritarian state. After graduating, Roberts moved to Colchester in Essex to work as a research chemist for BX Plastics. The latter became the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and the leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990. She was the longest-serving British Prime Minister of the 20th century and is the only woman to have held the office. A Soviet journalist dubbed her the "Iron Lady", a nickname that became associated with her uncompromising politics and leadership style. The then Prime Minister is known for her principles, strong personality, convictions, idealism and strong political will. Her passion for politics as her way of bringing about change in the community and to the state as a whole is depicted in her policies and programs which she carried out and implemented while in the government service. As Prime Minister, she implemented policies that have come to be known as Thatcherism.



Keywords: Margaret Thatcher, The Iron Lady, 2011 film, Tenderness, Kiss, Love, Tears of joy, Proposal, Meryl Streep, Denis Thatcher, Jim Broadbent


Keywords: Margaret Thatcher, The Iron Lady, Sing, Stage, Prime Minister, British


"If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman."

-Margaret Thatcher

"Power is like being a lady... if you have to tell people you are, you aren't."

-Margaret Thatcher

"I always cheer up immensely if an attack is particularly wounding because I think, well, if they attack one personally, it means they have not a single political argument left."

-Margaret Thatcher

Blogs & Articles

  • Did Margaret Thatcher lose the battle for Britain’s soul? Telegraph


  • Margaret Thatcher: From Grantham to the Falklands

Margaret Thatcher-Margaret Thatcher - From Grantham to the Falklands.jpg

Buy this at Amazon for $25.75

Description of the Product:

Hardcover: 896 pages Publisher: Knopf; 1st US Edition edition (May 21, 2013) Language: English ISBN-10: 0307958949 ISBN-13: 978-0307958945 Product Dimensions: 9.4 x 6.6 x 1.8 inches Shipping Weight: 2.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies) Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (43 customer reviews) Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #56,882 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

  • The Problem with Socialism, Thatcher (Reagan) Bumper Sticker

Margaret Thatcher-The Problem with Socialism, Thatcher (Reagan) Bumper Sticker.jpg

Buy this at Zazzle for $4.20

Description of the Product: Make your car a reflection of you! Get your point across with this quality bumper sticker that will outlast heavy rain, intense sunlight, and the most severe of traffic jams.

11" x 3" – Large enough for any message. Made from durable vinyl with a strong adhesive back. Printed with water-resistant ink that won’t fade or run. No minimum order.

  • Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher-Poster.jpg

Buy this at Allposters for $32.99

Description of the Product:

This photographic print is digitally printed on archival quality paper with vivid color and exceptional detail, suitable for museum or gallery display.