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The world pays tribute to Margaret Thatcher on Twitter.

As the world mourns the death of former British Prime Minister Baroness Margaret Thatcher, prominent personalities paid tribute to her on micro-blogging site Twitter.

'The Iron Lady' of Britain, Baroness Thatcher passed away on April 8 due to a massive stroke at the Ritz Hotel.

Leaders, heads of state and celebrities paid tribute to her on Twitter:

"She stands as an example to our daughters that there is no glass ceiling that can't be shattered." —Obama on Margaret Thatcher's passing

- Barack Obama (@BarackObama) April 8, 2013

Lady Thatcher didn't just lead our country, she saved our country.

- David Cameron (@David_Cameron) April 8, 2013

The Dubai media office tweeted on behalf of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid:

#UAE President, @hhshkmohd & Mohammed bin Zayed condole the death of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher

- Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) April 9, 2013

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair diverted from his planned speech a university, to pay tribute to lady Thatcher:

VIDEO: Tony Blair remembers Margaret Thatcher: apne.ws/12CsH61 (@michaelrubinkam) -CC

- The Associated Press (@AP) April 9, 2013

Pakistani President Asif Zardari's daughter Aseefa Bhutto Zardari, whose mother Benazir Bhutto was also the first female prime minister of her country, paid tribute to Thatcher:

Rest In Peace Margaret Thatcher #IronLady twitter.com/AseefaBZ/statu…

- Aseefa B Zardari (@AseefaBZ) April 8, 2013

Popular British TV personality Piers Morgan said:

Brave, divisive, formidable, tough, stubborn, dominant & domineering, Margaret Thatcher bestrode the world like a political colossus. RIP.

- Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) April 8, 2013

To all those spewing bile and vitriol at Margaret Thatcher today - she's dead, what more do you want? Show some respect.

- Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) April 8, 2013

India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said:

PM: "I express my deepest sadness on the passing away of former British Prime Minister Baroness Margaret Thatcher."

- Dr Manmohan Singh (@PMOIndia) April 8, 2013

PM: "She was a transformative figure under whom the United Kingdom registered important progress on the national and international arena."

- Dr Manmohan Singh (@PMOIndia) April 8, 2013

Flamboyant British businessman and founder of the 'Virgin' group, Richard Branson:

Disagreed with Margaret #Thatcher on many things but she was willing to make tough decisions & I admired her tenacity virg.in/omt

- richardbranson (@richardbranson) April 8, 2013

Margaret #Thatcher was the greatest advocate for competition that we have had in a long time virg.in/omt

- richardbranson (@richardbranson) April 8, 2013

Famous US property developer and now TV celebrity, Donald Trump:

Margaret Thatcher was the Iron Lady of the West. She promoted freedom & democracy---a great leader & ally of America.

- Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 8, 2013

Sagarika Ghose, CNNIBN Deputy Editor praised Thatcher for her conviction:

Studied at Oxford during Thatcherite Britain. She dominated the scene, winning 3 times, ruling by ""conviction" not ""consensus"

- Sagarika Ghose (@sagarikaghose) April 9, 2013

Renowned journalist Christiane Amanpour's feature on Thatcher:

Margaret Thatcher, the chemist - on.cnn.com/16JR4iH

- Christiane Amanpour (@camanpour) April 8, 2013

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