Photos from the life of Margaret Thatcher

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher died Monday at 87 following a stroke. A staunch ally of Ronald Reagan, Mrs. Thatcher lead the U.K. from 1979 to 1990.

**FILE** Britain's Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher smiles with satisfaction as President Ronald Reagan makes a farewell speech June 9, 1982, outside her Downing Street office in London prior to his departure for Bonn. (Associated Press)

**FILE** Britain's Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher smiles with satisfaction as President Ronald Reagan makes a farewell speech June 9, 1982, outside her Downing Street office in London prior to his departure for Bonn. (Associated Press)

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