Margaret Thatcher

Mrs Margaret Hilda Thatcher

Rush ID: 5965

Details

Born:
13 October 1925
Died:
8 April 2013
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Female
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Research scientist
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Alfred Roberts, of Grantham, Lincolnshire
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
5965
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7416
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ROBERTS, Margaret (1925- ) **
  2. THATCHER, Margaret (1925- )

Alternative names

  1. Margaret (Margaret Hilda) Roberts (née)

    1925 - 1951

    name until marriage in 1951

Peerages

  1. Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven

    Life

    1992

Constituencies

  1. Finchley

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1959
    Date of election: 8 October 1959
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1992
    Date of exit: 9 April 1992
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Dartford

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1951
    Date of election: Thu 25th Oct 1951
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  2. Dartford

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: Thu 23rd Feb 1950
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Prime Minister 1979-1990

  2. Leader of the Opposition 1975-1979

  3. Parliamentary Secretary 1961-1964

    Ministry of Pensions and National Insurance

  4. Secretary of State for Education and Science 1970-1974

Higher education

  1. Somerville College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Kesteven and Grantham High School

Marriages

  1. Thatcher, Denis

    Year: 1951

    Notes: 1 son, 1 daughter (twins)

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

  2. Conservative Party leader

    1975-1990

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club