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Hon. Margaret Hilda Roberts, 1st baroness Thatcher
Hon. Margaret Hilda Roberts, 1st baroness Thatcher
* Lincolnshire, Grantham 13.10.1925 + Greater London, London, The Ritz 08.04.2013
Parents
Father: Alfred Roberts * 1893
Mother: Beatrice Ethel Stephenson * 1889
Children
Biographical Notes [pt]
  • Primeira mulher a ocupar o cargo de Primeiro-ministro do Reino Unido (1979-1990).
  • Membro da Mais Nobre Ordem da Jarreteira.
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Chronology
  • 22.03.1979
    Margaret Thatcher puts down an Early Day Motion censuring the government, which leads to the defeat of the Labour government of James Callaghan.
  • 22.03.1979
    Margaret Thatcher puts down an Early Day Motion censuring the government, which leads to the defeat of the Labour government of James Callaghan.
  • 04.05.1979
    Margaret Thatcher becomes the first woman Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
  • 30.11.1982
    British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher receives a parcel bomb at 10 Downing Street.
  • 09.06.1983
    Margaret Thatcher wins a second term by a landslide in the British General Election with a majority of 144 for her Conservative Party. Tony Blair is elected for the first time to Parliament.
  • 12.10.1984
    Brighton hotel bombing: Margaret Thatcher survives an IRA bomb, which shredded her bathroom barely two minutes after she had left it
  • 19.12.1984
    The Sino-British Joint Declaration, stating that China would resume the exercise of sovereignty over Hong Kong and the United Kingdom would restore Hong Kong to China with effect from July 1, 1997, is signed in Beijing by Deng Xiaoping and Margaret Thatcher.
  • 15.11.1985
    The Anglo-Irish Agreement is signed at Hillsborough Castle by British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and Irish Taoiseach Garret FitzGerald.
  • 29.07.1987
    British PM Margaret Thatcher and French president François Mitterrand sign the agreement to build the tunnel under the English Channel (Eurotunnel).
  • 03.01.1988
    Margaret Thatcher becomes the longest-serving British Prime Minister in the 20th Century.
  • 22.11.1990
    Margaret Thatcher resigns as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
  • 27.11.1990
    The British Conservative Party chooses John Major to succeed Margaret Thatcher as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
  • 28.11.1990
    Margaret Thatcher formally tenders her resignation to The Queen and leaves Downing Street for the last time. John Major is elected her successor.
  • 28.11.1990
    Margaret Thatcher formally tenders her resignation to the Queen and leaves Downing Street for the last time. John Major is elected her successor.
  • 30.06.1992
    Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher joins the House of Lords as Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven.
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