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.

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was praised as a "lady" by Roxanne Rivera, a former spokeswoman for the New Mexico Republican Party, "even while she met the challenges of her office head on." (Getty Images)

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was praised as a "lady" by Roxanne Rivera, a former spokeswoman for the New Mexico Republican Party, "even while she met the challenges of her office head on." (Getty Images)

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