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Margaret Thatcher, UK’s First Female Prime Minister, Dies

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Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Photo: Wikipedia.

The Jewish Chronicle – Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has died at the age of 87.

The Conservative politician, who took office in 1979 and remains this country’s longest serving leader, suffered a stroke on Monday morning.

She was elected as MP for Finchley in 1959, where during the campaign she infuriated local Conservatives by standing with the Liberals to fight a golf club’s exclusion of Jews.

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