Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher Has Died

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A workman lowers the Union Flag flying above Downing Street to... News PhotoBritish Culture,British Flag,Death,Downing Street,England,Flying,Former,Half-mast,London - England,Lowering,Manual Worker,Margaret Thatcher,Politics,Prime Minister of the United Kingdom,UK,VerticalPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesLONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 08: A workman lowers the Union Flag flying above Downing Street to half-mast at the news of the death of former British prime Minster Baroness Thatcher on April 8, 2013 in London, England. It has been confirmed that Lady Thatcher has died this morning following a stroke aged 87. Margaret Thatcher was the first female British Prime Minster and governed the UK from 1979 to 1990. She led the UK through some turbulent years and contentious issues including the Falklands War, the miner’s strike and the Poll Tax riots. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)