Chinese government has paid tribute to Margaret Thatcher. The 87-year-old former Prime Minister died of a stroke at a London hotel on Monday. Her funeral will take place next Wednesday, on April the 17th.
Former prime minister of UK Margaret Thatcher was gifted with a ship model at Shanghai Jian'an Shipyard on Sept 25, 1982.
London Bids Farewell to "Iron Lady" in Tight Security
Londoners joined Queen Elizabeth II and visiting world leaders on Wednesday in what is Britain's biggest political funeral in almost half a century to bid farewell to former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Live Call-in
Chinese President Extends Condolences over Death of Thatcher
Chinese President Xi Jinping extended condolences Wednesday to Queen Elizabeth II over the death of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
Thatcher's Funeral on April 17: Cameron's Office
The funeral of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher will be held in London on April 17, the office of Prime Minister David Cameron said Tuesday.
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• [Live Call-in] London Bids Farewell to "Iron Lady" in Tight Security
Crowds in London are bidding farewell today to former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, in what is Britain's biggest political funeral in almost half a century. Some 23-hundred people, from 170 countries, have attended the funeral.
• Thatcher Funeral Set for Next Week
Chinese government has paid tribute to Margaret Thatcher. The 87-year-old former Prime Minister died of a stroke at a London hotel on Monday. Her funeral will take place next Wednesday, on April the 17th.
• Thatcher "Lays Foundation" of Successful Sino-British Relations
Baroness Margaret Thatcher was well known in China, especially because of her involvement in the return of Hong Kong to China.
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China Conveys Condolences for Margaret Thatcher's Death
A Foreign Ministry spokesman on Tuesday conveyed the government's condolences over the passing of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
Hollande Pays Tribute to Thatcher
French President Francois Hollande said Monday that ex-British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's death "marks the disappearance of a great figure."
UN Chief Says Thatcher to Be Remembered as "Towering Figure"
Baroness Thatcher will be remembered as a "towering figure" and a "strong and committed leader", UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said following the news of the death of the former British prime minister, known as the " Iron Lady."
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-A journalist shouted a question at her as she turned to go back into 10 Downing Street: "Are we going to war with Argentina, Mrs. Thatcher?"
-She Paused for an instant, then offered a single word: ˇ°Rejoice.ˇ±

"TO those waiting with bated breath for that favorite media catchphrase, the U-turn, I have only one to say: 'You turn if you want to. The Lady's not for turning.'"

"If you want something said, ask a man. If you want something done, ask a woman." 1965 speech

"Pennies don't fall from heaven ---they have to be earned here on Earth." November 1979 at a banquet

"Defeat? I do not recognize the meaning of the word."April 1982, start of the Falklands War

"I am extraordinarily patient, provided I get my own way in the end." April 4, 1989, in the Observer

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"The Iron Lady" (2011)
"The Iron Lady" is a biographical film based on the life of Margaret Thatcher. It shows the personal and political life of Thatcher, and how she broke into the male-dominated political arena and became Britain's first female prime minister.

Actress Meryl Streep, who plays Thatcher in the film, has said that Thatcher was a "pioneer for women in politics".