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Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher Has Died

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 08: A man leaves a floral tribute outside the residence of Baroness Thatcher in Chester Square on April 8, 2013 in London, England. Lord Bell, spokesperson for Baroness Margaret Thatcher, announced in a statement that the former British Prime Minister died peacefully following a stroke on 8th April, aged 87. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Britain's "Iron Lady" dead at 87

April 8, 2013

Margaret Thatcher, a towering British political figure known as the "Iron Lady", has passed away after suffering a stroke at the age of 87. "During her life in politics, some worshipped her as a modernizer who

transformed the country, others bitterly accused her of entrenching the

divide between the rich and the poor," - Reuters.