Spokesman: Margaret Thatcher Dead From Stroke

Apr 8, 2013

The BBC reports Former Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher has died at 87 following a stroke.

Her spokesman Lord Bell said: "It is with great sadness that Mark and Carol Thatcher announced that their mother Baroness Thatcher died peacefully following a stroke this morning."

Thatcher was Conservative prime minister from 1979 to 1990.

Credit Margaret Thatcher Foundation

She was the first woman to hold the post.