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Bio of Margaret Thatcher

China Daily/Agencies | Updated: 2013-04-09 10:47


June 30, 1992

Takes her place in the upper House of Lords as Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven.

Feb 5, 1994

Becomes chancellor of College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia.

May 1997

Endorses William Hague as he becomes new Conservative leader.

March 26, 1999

Pays controversial visit to right-wing former Chilean president Augusto Pinochet.

June 26, 2003

Husband Denis dies.

June 11, 2004

Attends funeral in Washington for former US president Ronald Reagan.

Oct 13, 2005

Celebrates 80th birthday with party at chic London hotel with Queen Elizabeth among the guests.

Oct 14, 2010

Misses her 85th birthday party at Downing Street with flu before being admitted to a hospital with infection.

December 20, 2012

Admitted to a hospital after procedure to remove growth from her bladder.

April 8, 2013

Dies aged 87 after a stroke.


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