Margaret Thatcher- via Wikimedia Commons
Margaret Thatcher- via Wikimedia Commons

et Quote: Margaret Thatcher

Fri, Oct. 13, 2017
CAIRO - 13 October 2017: “Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and important, although difficult, is the highroad to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction.”- Margaret Thatcher.

Margaret Thatcher is the first female British Prime Minister. she was born on October 13 1925, and passed away on April 8, 2013.

Thatcher was the British Prime Minister for three consecutive terms. She was one of the most influential Prime Ministers of Britain.

She studied at Oxford University and at Somerville College. She graduated in 1947 with a chemistry degree. She was politically active when she was a student.

In 1950 Thatcher first stood for Parliament and became the Conservative contender for the Dartford Labor Party seat. The media started talking about her because she was the youngest representative and the only female candidate at the time.

In 1959 she won her first election campaign, winning the seat of Finchley in London.

Fun fact:

● A Soviet Journalist gave her the nickname “the Iron lady”

Another Quote for the road:

“To me, consensus seems to be the process of abandoning all beliefs, principles, values and policies. So it is something in which no one believes and to which no one objects.”
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