Margaret Thatcher (1925 – 8 April 2013) Thatcher was the first — and still only — female prime minister in Britain's history. She rescued Britain from ruin & laid the groundwork for an extraordinary economic renaissance, during her 11 year term. Known as the "Iron Lady", a nickname that became associated with her uncompromising politics & leadership style, she simply would not allow Britain to be pushed around, particularly by military dictators.
Golda Meir (1898-1978). Signer of the Declaration of Independence of Israel, 1948. Israeli Ambassador to the U.S.S.R., 1948-1949. Minister of Labor of Israel, 1949-1956. Foreign Minister of Israel, 1956-1969. 4th Prime Minister of Isreal, 1969-1974. Leader of the Labor Party, 1969-1974. Born Golda Mabovitz. Known as Golda Meyerson (after her husband, Morris Meyerson), until 1956, when she adopted a Hebrew name.
Prince Charles, Prince of Wales (right) and British Prime Minister David Cameron pay their respects during the Commemoration of the Centenary of the Battle of the Somme at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Thiepval Memoria on July 1, 2016 in Thiepval, France.