Margaret Thatcher: Her Life in Pictures

With the Iron Lady's passing at age 87, look back at her history-making moments as Britain's first female prime minister

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Updated: Monday Apr 08, 2013 | 05:00 PM EDT By: Kate Hogan

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At just 25, Margaret runs for the House of Commons as a Conservative candidate representing the constituency of Dartford. Though she doesn't win in either 1950 or 1951, she gains notoriety as the youngest female candidate in England.