Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher Dead at 87

September 27, 2013 Updated Apr 8, 2013 at 11:29 AM EDT

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Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher Dead at 87

September 27, 2013 Updated Apr 8, 2013 at 11:29 AM EDT

(ABC News) Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher died Monday morning following a stroke. She was 87.

Thatcher, the first woman to serve as prime minister, was the longest serving prime minister (1979-1990) in British history.

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