Margaret Thatcher (The falkland Island War, 1982
- Known as the "Iron Lady"
- First woman to be elected as a European head of state
- Conservative party took office in 1979
- Stayed until 1990
- Won three consecutive elections
- Began the "Thatcher Revolution"
- Government stayed out of economics
- individuals were given greater freedoms
- Reduced public expenditures
- Was very harsh in dealing with Argentinean in the Falkland Islands War (made her extremely popular)
- Promoted independence for Mozambique
Margaret Thatcher was known as "The Iron Lady", and she was also the first woman to be elected as a European head of state. The conservative took office in 1979 and governed for a total of 11 year until 1990. She won three consecutive elections and even began the "Thatcher Revolution." With the help of her policies the government stayed clear of economics and society while people were given greater freedoms. Also, public expenditures were reduced, and it must be noted she was extremely harsh in dealing with Argentinean in the Falkland Islands War. Additionally, she promoted independence for Mozambique.