The Iron Lady is Dead adminstush April 8, 2013 Suss Britain’s first female Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, died this morning at the age of 87. Known as the Iron Lady due to her tough leadership style, Thatcher served from 1975 to 1990 as leader of the Conservative Party. Thatcher won the nation’s top job only six years after declaring in a television interview, “I don’t think there will be a woman prime minister in my lifetime.” Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.