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date: 06 March 2021

Thatcher [née Roberts], Margaret Hilda, Baroness Thatcherlocked

  • David Cannadine


Thatcher [née Roberts], Margaret Hilda, Baroness Thatcher (1925–2013), prime minister, was born at 1 North Parade, Grantham, Lincolnshire, on 13 October 1925, the younger daughter of Alfred Roberts, grocer, and his wife, Beatrice Ethel, née Stephenson (1888–1960).

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