In September 2006, former British Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher added a unique title to her list of honors: Patron of The Heritage Foundation. A British term meaning “champion” and “supporter,” the designation as Patron was approved by the Heritage Board of Trustees in recognition of Lady Thatcher’s “singular contributions as a leader of the free world and to the improvement of the life of her nation and people.” Heritage is the only
Margaret Thatcher served as Prime Minister of Great Britain from 1979 to 1990, when the Soviet Empire was still a powerful force, oppressing millions of people across the globe. . Along with her “noble friend,” U.S. President Ronald Reagan, she took communism head on, earning the nickname “Iron Lady” from the Russian people.
Lady Thatcher also used deregulation and privatization to restore
In 2005, Lady Thatcher selected The Heritage Foundation to house the new
In an open letter to Heritage members, Lady Thatcher explained that she had selected Heritage “to carry forward my legacy in the