Margaret Thatcher through the years

Published: Apr 09 2013 07:28:40 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 08 2013 12:07:36 PM EDT

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher died Monday at age 87. Take a look back at Great Britain's Iron Lady.

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Margaret Thatcher smiles in this file photo. In 1975, she became the first woman to head a major party in Britain when she was elected leader of the Conservative Party.

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