Whatever your political views, she was the first - and only - female Prime Minister who was re-elected three times, with greater majorities at each election. Our Correspondent Martin Dowse reflects on the mood of the South.
Baroness Thatcher was honoured with a ceremonial funeral at St Paul's Cathedral in the presence of the Queen and dignitaries.
Here is the timetable for events surrounding the funeral of Baroness Thatcher today.
Falkland Islanders are planning a special memorial to Baroness Thatcher, and are considering plans to commemorate Baroness Thatcher.