Today we remember former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, a bold leader who committed her life to defending individual liberty and freedom. She used her conservative principles to face every challenge with confidence and strength. As a result, she achieved real and lasting success.

Lady Thatcher impacted the conservative movement in the United States, abroad, and here at Heritage. As people from around the globe gather in London today for her funeral, we put together this timeline to help highlight some of the special moments in her life that changed the course of history.

Margaret Thatcher Timeline