Trivia: Who made history in 1979 as Britain’s first female Prime Minister?
Correct Answer: Margaret Thatcher
So why is this answer correct? : Margaret Thatcher served 11 years as Britain’s Prime Minister, making her one of the longest-serving heads of government. She earned the nickname “The Iron Lady” for her stern and straightforward demeanor — a name she gladly accepted. Thatcher was elected for a second and third term, though she was forced to resign in 1990.