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Warrior queen and housewife

Margaret Thatcher used her femininity to her advantage

By John Campbell  

Margaret Thatcher rides a tank during an official visit to British forces in West Germany. Her

Whatever view historians eventually take of Margaret Thatcher, one thing can never be taken away from her. She was Britain’s first woman prime minister. She was also one of the first female leaders anywhere in the world to reach the highest office by her own efforts, in competition with male rivals, rather than as the widow or…

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