April 8, 2013 7:44 AM

Margaret Thatcher, U.K.’s ‘Iron Lady’ premier, dies at 87

Margaret Thatcher, the former U.K. prime minister who helped end the Cold War and was known as the “Iron Lady” for her uncompromising style, died today. She was 87. “She had a stroke this morning and died peacefully,” her spokesman, Tim Bell, told Sky News television.

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