Famous People Named Margaret
Take a look at famous people named Margaret, such as Margaret Taylor, Margaret Walker, and Margaret Truman.
Prime Minister / 1925 - 2013
The first female prime minister of Britain, Margaret Thatcher was a controversial figurehead of conservative ideology during her time in office.
Literary Critic, Journalist, Author, Poet
Margaret Atwood is a Canadian award-winning writer best known for her poetry, short-stories and novels such as The Circle Game, The Handmaid’s Tale, Snowbird and The Tent.
Philanthropist, Political Leader, Princess / 1930 - 2002Princess Margaret was the youngest daughter of Queen Elizabeth and George VI. Her troubled private life aroused worldwide sympathy and constant controversy.
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profile name: Margaret Thatcher profile occupation: Prime Minister
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profile name: Margaret Sanger profile occupation: Activist
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profile name: Margaret Suckley profile occupation: Historian, Writer
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profile name: Margaret Mead profile occupation: Anthropologist, Women's Rights Activist, Academic Author
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profile name: Margaret Atwood profile occupation: Literary Critic, Journalist, Author, Poet
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profile name: Princess Margaret profile occupation: Philanthropist, Political Leader, Princess
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