How Denis Thatcher Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

Denis Thatcher reached the impressive age of 88 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous business executive.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Known best as the spouse of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, this English businessman made millions through his management of the Atlas company. He later worked for Attwoods, Quinton Hazell, Halfords, and other major businesses. 

Before beginning his business career, he served during World War II in the Royal Engineers and Royal Artillery regiments.

In the early years of his marriage to Margaret Thatcher, he paid for his wife’s study of law.

His first marriage, to Margaret Doris Kempson, ended in divorce in 1948. The following year, he met Margaret Hilda Roberts (later Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher); the pair married in 1951 and welcomed twins Mark and Carol in 1953.

He and his wife were fond of American President George H.W. Bush and of Bush’s first lady, Barbara Bush.

How did Denis Thatcher die?

Denis Thatcher's death was caused by Pancreatic Cancer.

Lady Thatcher’s staff also thought he also looked unwell, and on 13 June he was admitted to the Royal Brompton Hospital for further tests. Nothing wrong was found with his heart but terminal pancreatic cancer was diagnosed, along with fluid in his lungs.
Information about the death of Denis Thatcher
Cause of deathPancreatic Cancer
Age of death88 years
ProfessionBusiness Executive
BirthdayMay 10, 1915
Death dateJune 26, 2003
Place of deathLondon, United Kingdom
Place of burialN/A


I don’t know what reception I’m at, but for God’s sake give me a gin and tonic.

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I think she was ready to go. Not to be kicked out. Go at the top. Undefeated.

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It would have been a very, very good thing if the next election after Margaret went we had lost.

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The whole of the situation of the Conservative Party today springs from that night when they dismissed the best prime minister the country had had since Churchill.

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What it meant to me: a happy life, of course, companionship, of course. A common objective, I think.

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