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A who’s who of famous southpaws

Many philosophers, leaders, politicians, artists and athletes – people who left their mark in the annals of history – were or are left-handed. These are just a few of them: Aristotle, Julius Caesar, Alexander the Great, Napoleon, Einstein, Charlie Chaplin, Sir Isaac Newton, Mahatma Gandhi, Fidel Castro, Bill Clinton, Prince Charles, Winston Churchill, Leonardo da Vinci, Picasso, Michelangelo, Beethoven, Bob Dylan, Iggy Pop, David Bowie, Sting, Anthony Perkins, Cary Grant, Greta Garbo, Steve McQueen, Peter Ustinov, Tom Cruise, Julia Roberts, John McEnroe and Martina Navratilova.