Margaret thatcher has been named the worst prime minister of the last 100 years, closely beating fellow conservative david cameron in a new survey of leading historical writers. This weekend the bbc will screen young margaret: love, life and letters, an intimate portrayal of the young girl who went on to become britain’s first female prime minister. Margaret thatcher served as prime minister of the united kingdom from 1979 to 1990 she was the first woman to serve in britain's highest political office during her time as prime minister she was a staunch conservative she also was an important leader for democracy in the cold war against. Margaret thatcher, in full margaret hilda thatcher, baroness thatcher of kesteven, née margaret hilda roberts, (born october 13, 1925, grantham, lincolnshire, england—died april 8, 2013, london), british conservative party politician and prime minister (1979–90), europe’s first woman prime minister.
Margaret thatcher, britain’s prime minister from 1979 to 1990, died on april 8th at the age of 87 we assess her legacy to britain and the world yet her achievements cannot be gainsaid she. Margaret hilda thatcher, baroness thatcher, lg, om, dstj, pc, frs, honfrsc (née roberts 13 october 1925 – 8 april 2013) was a british stateswoman who served as prime minister of the united kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and leader of the conservative party from 1975 to 1990 she was the longest-serving british prime minister of the 20th century and the first woman to hold that office. ‘margaret thatcher’s achievements as prime minister in the years 1979 to 1990 were limited’ assess the validity of this view (45 marks) (june 2011.
He was a minister in margaret thatcher's government roy hattersley: 'as near to a neocon as an authoritarian can be' to be the first woman prime minister would be achievement enough for many. Margaret thatcher, who died of a stroke on monday at age 87, transformed britain more thoroughly than any other prime minister of the past half-century she was a pathbreaker from the moment she. As prime minister from 1979 to 1990, margaret thatcher transformed britain and left an ideological legacy to rival that of marx, mao, gandhi or reagan several prime ministers have occupied 10. The achievement was remarkable, starting with the fact of being the only woman prime minister in british history -- something america has yet to emulate she enjoyed 11 and a half years in office, longer than any other 20th century politician (in fact, the longest since lord liverpool in the 19th century. Margaret thatcher was the prime minister of the uk from 1979 to 1990 and leader of the conservative party from 1975 to 1990 she is the only woman to have held either post.
Start studying 'margaret thatchers achievements as prime minister were limited' assess learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Thatchers achievements as prime minister in the years 1979 to 1990 were limited the public's perception of thatcher changed continuously throughout her time as prime minister from the success of the falklands war thatcher was seen as a war hero. Margaret thatcher's political career has been one of the most remarkable of modern times born in october 1925 at grantham, a small market town in eastern england, she rose to become the first (and for two decades the only) woman to lead a major western democracyshe won three successive general elections and served as british prime minister for more than eleven years (1979-90), a record. The right in the uk tends to mythologise margaret thatcher, in a similar way i think the right in the us does with ronald reagan so its worth pointing out two major macroeconomic errors that were made while she was prime minister. Thatcher is elected britain's first female prime minister she retains the position for 11 and a half years, making her the longest serving prime minister of the 20th century 2 april 1982.
It is a comment that has been tripped out many times in the last few days, that regardless of her other achievements margaret thatcher's place in the history books was guaranteed on the 3rd of may 1979, when she was elected the uk's first female prime minister, and only the second in europe after savka dabcevic-kucar of croatia in 1967. Margaret thatcher’s achievements as prime minister in the years 1979-1990 were limited’ assess the validity of the statement assess the validity of the statement margaret thatcher's political career has been one of the most remarkable of modern times she served as british prime minister for more than eleven years (1979-90), a record. Margaret thatcher served as prime minister of the united kingdom from 1979 to 1990 she was the longest-serving british prime minister of the 20th century know about the contribution of one of the most influential leaders of the 20th century though her 10 major achievements. Margaret thatcher was a research chemist before becoming abarrister was elected member of parliament for finchley in 1959she was appointed secretary of state for education and science byedward. Margaret thatcher, nee margaret hilda roberts, was born on 13 october 1925, in grantham to alfred roberts, a grocer, preacher and local mayor, and beatrice ethel she, along with her sister, muriel, spent most of her childhood in grantham and helped her father with the grocery business.
Margaret thatcher has died at the age of 87 we look at her life, her achievements and how she became such a controversial and divisive figure. Politician and former british prime minister margaret thatcher was born as margaret hilda roberts on october 13, 1925, in grantham, england nicknamed the iron lady, thatcher served as the prime. Margaret thatcher was a british stateswoman and the first female prime minister of the united kingdom from 1975 to 1990 she was the leader of the conservative party, during which time she was elected for three terms successively as a prime minister, serving for 11 years, longer than any other british prime minister of the 20th century. Margaret thatcher’s achievements thatcher’s resignation as prime minister came in the wake of a serious internal rift in her government over britain’s policies toward europe.
Her achievements in changing britain for the better can never be underestimated she improved our country immeasurably, in so many different ways, and is quite simply the greatest living briton.