Margaret Thatcher: Her Life in Pictures

With the Iron Lady's passing at age 87, look back at her history-making moments as Britain's first female prime minister


In 1951, Margaret marries wealthy businessman Denis Thatcher (who died in 2003). Two years later, the couple welcomes twins Mark and Carol. But home life doesn't slow Margaret down: She studies law and is elected to Parliament in 1959 as a representative of north London constituency Finchley.