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David Cameron and his predecessor Margaret Thatcher at 10, Downing Street, London, 2010

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Margaret Thatcher

Star power British PM Margaret Thatcher with Indira Gandhi in London, 1982

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A woman dressed in miners garb in Goldthorpe, northern England as people gather and march to celebrate the funeral of Margaret Thatcher in London. The death of Britain's first female Prime Minister has deeply split the nation between those who look back on her with respect and those with whom she had a bruising confrontation, deeply despised her.

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An overhead view shows the coffin containing the body of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher carried down the aisle at St Paul's Cathedral in London.

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A Union flag draped coffin bearing the body of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher is carried on a gun carriage drawn by the King's Troop Royal Artillery during her ceremonial funeral procession in London.

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The coffin of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher is carried aloft by members of the armed forces into St Paul's Cathedral, central London for her funeral.

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A Union flag draped coffin bearing the body of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher is carried on a gun carriage drawn by the King's Troop Royal Artillery during her ceremonial funeral procession in London.

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The coffin of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher is carried aloft by members of the armed forces into St Paul's Cathedral, central London for her funeral.

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A man holds up a banner before former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's ceremonial funeral procession in London. The Iron Lady is being laid to rest — yet even in death, she remains a polarising figure. World leaders and dignitaries from 170 countries are due to attend the funeral of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, an elaborate affair with full military honors that will culminate in a service at St. Paul's Cathedral in London.

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The Union Flag draped coffin holding the body of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher is carried from a hearse as it arrives at the Houses of Parliament in London to rest overnight before her funeral at St Paul's Cathedral . About 100 colleagues and senior politicians will attend a private service in Parliament's chapel of St. Mary Undercroft.

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British daily newspapers featuring front-page coverage of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's death, are seen in London.

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Anti-Margaret Thatcher graffiti adorns a wall on the Falls Road in west Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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People look at the sand sculpture of former Britain’s Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, made by Sudarshan Pattnaik, at the golden beach of Puri in Odisha.

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Front pages of some British news papers.

File: Britain’s Conservative Party leader, Mrs. Margaret Thatcher, takes a stroll through the grounds of Scotney Castle in Kent, England, where she is a tenant of a National Trust flat, with her husband Denis, and their twins Mark and Carol, in photographed in March 1979. Thatchers former spokesman, Tim Bell, said that the former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher died of a stroke. She was 87.

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File: British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher stands in a British tank during a visit to British forces in Fallingbostel, some 120km south of Hamburg Germany. on Sept. 17, 1986. Britain's first woman Prime Minister Thatcher, known as the Iron Lady died following a stroke at the age of 87.

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FILE - In this June 23, 1982 file photo, Britain's Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher gestures with her pen as she answers a reporters question during a news conference at the United Nations. Britain's first woman Prime Minister Thatcher, known as the Iron Lady died following a stroke at the age of 87.

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File - British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and Czechoslovakian President Vaclav Havel toast before lunch in this Sept. 17, 1990 file photo taken in Prague, Czechoslovakia. Havel, the dissident playwright who wove theater into politics to peacefully bring down communism in Czechoslovakia and become a hero of the epic struggle that ended the Cold War, died in Prague. He was 75.

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Former prime minister of Britain Thatcher waves to wellwishers from her home, in London after she left the Cromwell Hospital after spending nearly two weeks recovering from a bout of flu Monday Nov. 1, 2010.

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Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, right, watches as former Prime Minister, Baroness Thatcher waves, during their 45 minute meeting inside No.10 Downing Street in London. Baroness Thatcher famously visited Tony Blair and Gordon Brown at Number 10 shortly after their elevation to the premiership in 1997 and 2007 respectively. She was last in 10 Downing Street during November last year when she attended the unveiling of her portrait - the first painting of a living politician to be hung in the official residence of the Prime Minister.

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A frail-looking Margaret Thatcher, 84, returned to Downing Street to have tea with Prime Minister David Cameron, the first Conservative to hold the post since 1997. She waved to reporters but did not respond to their shouts of whether she was "pleased to be back."

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Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher is assisted in the House of Lord's during the State Opening of Parliament at the Palace of Westminster, London. Queen Elizabeth II opened Parliament with centuries-old tradition and pageantry, laying out the new coalition government's plans to reduce Britain's ballooning deficit and restore growth.

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