She is the second female to hold the position after ‘Iron Lady’, Margaret Thatcher (1979 to 1990).
Theresa May takes over from David Cameron and is saddled with the responsibility of negotiating Britain’s exit from the European Union.
The new leader of the Conservative Party, Theresa May, knelt as she was greeted by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II (R) at the start of an audience in Buckingham Palace in central London on Wednesday.
The former Home Secretary, who is expected form a new government, is the daughter of a Church of England pastor,.
Theresa May is a cricket fan.
Her hobbies are cooking and walking.