|Margaret Thatcher, first female Prime Minister of Britain|
Margaret Thatcher was the first female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and the only woman, so far, to have held this office. The funeral services for this outstanding politician who changed the world will be held on Wednesday.
She first served in parliament and rose to become the first lady to be the head of a major political party in the United Kingdom. She was elected to the office of Prime Minister in 1979 and served three terms from 1979-1990. She holds the record as the longest serving British PM in the 20th century.
PM Thatcher was 87 when she passed away leaving a legacy of good works and successes in her life.