Margaret Thatcher: obituary
“Baroness 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.”
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Former Conservative Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has died of a stroke today aged 87.
Her spokesman Lord Bell revealed the news that the former politician had passed away after a long battle with poor health.
Lord Bell said: ‘It is with great sadness that Mark and Carol Thatcher announced that their mother Baroness Thatcher died peacefully following a stroke this morning.
‘A further statement will be made later.’
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