Margaret Thatcher - The Iron Lady is the biography of Margaret Thatcher, a former British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 until 1990. She is the first and only woman to hold either post. Thatcher's tenure as Prime Minister was the longest since that of Lord Salisbury and was the longest continuous period in office since the tenure of Lord Liverpool who was Prime Minister in the early 19th century. She was the first woman to lead a major political party in the UK, and the first of only three women to have held any of the four great offices of state. Thatcher has remained active in the politics of the United Kingdom, as well as the world. Margaret Thatcher - The Iron Lady is highly recommended for those interested in the life of this popular British politician.