Since the beginning of time many lefties have rose to become Left Handed World Leaders.
Whether through their great military strategies or their shear brilliance, they have definately made their mark
before they left this planet.
Alexander The Great (356-323 BC) is the most formidable
conqueror the world has ever known. During his short 32 years of life, this southpaw was king of over half the
known world. Alexander's armies were never defeated and killed more than half a million soldiers and civilians.
Alexander the great is considered the top military leader of all time in most publications.
When people shake hands today they are following a custom established by Julius Caesar. The
handshake originated to ensure that they weren't going to be punched or stabbed. But why would a left handed Roman
Emporer not shake with his left hand? Caesar kept his left hand free to attack when the right hander's strong
arm was busy shaking hands. Pretty smart :)
So, like them or not, these examples of Left Handed World Leaders definately left their mark
upon the world. Now I didn't mention,U.S. Presidents since I have a page dedicated to them separately and you might want
also to visit Left Handed Women for other great left handed female leaders. Let's face it, we are