Margaret Thatcher's funny moments

Margaret

Thatcher was known for her strong leadership and her uncompromising

politics - but the former Prime Minister of Britain also had a lighter side.

Conservative politician Margaret Thatcher with a finger on her nose and arm in the air, at the Cartoonist pub in London to receive the Gold Joker Award. (Photo by Angela Deane-Drummond/Getty Images)
Gold Joker
Conservative politician Margaret Thatcher with a finger on her nose and arm in the air, at the Cartoonist pub in London to receive the Gold Joker Award. (Photo by Angela Deane-Drummond/Getty Images)
British prime minister Margaret Thatcher in Downing Street, London, at the start of her third term in office. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Loving It
British prime minister Margaret Thatcher in Downing Street, London, at the start of her third term in office. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
FILE - In this Sept. 17, 1986 file photo, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher stands in a British tank during a visit to British forces in Fallingbostel, some 120km (70 miles) south of Hamburg, Germany. Thatcher's former spokesman, Tim Bell, said the former prime minister, known to both friends and foes as "The Iron Lady," died of a stroke Monday morning, April 8, 2013. She was 87. (AP Photo/Jockel Fink, File)
FILE - In this Sept. 17, 1986 file photo, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher stands in a British tank during a visit to British forces in Fallingbostel, some 120km (70 miles) south of Hamburg, Germany. Thatcher's former spokesman, Tim Bell, said the former prime minister, known to both friends and foes as "The Iron Lady," died of a stroke Monday morning, April 8, 2013. She was 87. (AP Photo/Jockel Fink, File)
FILE - In this Sept. 17, 1986 file photo, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher stands in a British tank during a visit to British forces in Fallingbostel, some 120km (70 miles) south of Hamburg, Germany. Thatcher's former spokesman, Tim Bell, said the former prime minister, known to both friends and foes as "The Iron Lady," died of a stroke Monday morning, April 8, 2013. She was 87. (AP Photo/Jockel Fink, File)
1985: British Conservative prime minister Margaret Thatcher, right, poses with a chimp and its keeper. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Photo Opportunity
1985: British Conservative prime minister Margaret Thatcher, right, poses with a chimp and its keeper. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
6th June 1987: British Conservative Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, enjoys a cup of tea at the opening of the South Mimms Motorway service area, watched by the press. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Thatcher Takes Tea
6th June 1987: British Conservative Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, enjoys a cup of tea at the opening of the South Mimms Motorway service area, watched by the press. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
April 1987: British Prime Minister Margaret Hilda Thatcher. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Margaret Thatcher
April 1987: British Prime Minister Margaret Hilda Thatcher. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher tries out a breathalyzer in the Midlands during the 1987 general election campaign, 25th May 1987. (Photo by Tom Stoddart/Getty Images)
Margaret Thatcher
British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher tries out a breathalyzer in the Midlands during the 1987 general election campaign, 25th May 1987. (Photo by Tom Stoddart/Getty Images)
British prime minister Margaret Thatcher on the campaign trail at a fishing town in Kent, circa 1987. (Photo by John Downing/Getty Images)
Thatcher In Kent
British prime minister Margaret Thatcher on the campaign trail at a fishing town in Kent, circa 1987. (Photo by John Downing/Getty Images)

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