Sir Denis Thatcher, a retired oil executive and the Iron Lady’s consort, died of cancer. He was 88.
Thatcher, a millionaire with a penchant for gin and golf, was best known as the husband of the formidable, former British prime minister, Margaret Thatcher. His wife was by his side when he died.
Thatcher’s baronetcy will now pass to his son who will become Sir Mark Thatcher, Bt.