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8 April 2013, 14:16
The world has been reacting to the news that the politician passed away this morning from a stroke.
One Direction singer Harry Styles is among the first pop stars reacting to the news that ex-Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher has died.
The 87 year-old was the Conservative Prime Minister from 1979 until 1990 and the first woman in history to take the position.
The 'What Makes You Beautiful' singer took to Twitter to post a message of condolence.
He tweeted: "RIP Baroness Thatcher .x"
A spokesperson for the Queen also recently released a statement revealing how saddened the Royal Family were to hear of the news.
"The Queen was sad to hear the news of the death of Baroness Thatcher. Her Majesty will be sending a private message of sympathy to the family."
RIP Baroness Thatcher .x— Harry Styles (@Harry_Styles) April 8, 2013
Lady Thatcher had suffered from poor health in recent years and passed away from a stroke this morning (8th April) also suffering mini-strokes back in 2001 and 2002.
She is survived by her two children after husband Sir Denis died back in 2003.