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 2008, Thatcher receives the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Great Britons honors in London, accepting the statuette from then-Conservative leader (and current prime minister) David Cameron. "I am proud to have played my part in helping to transform the British economy and in restoring Great Britain's standing on the world's stage," Thatcher says in a speech. "I am delighted to have been honoured with such a prestigious award."