August 13 is marked as the day of International Lefthanders Day. The day dedicated for lefties was first introduced almost 30 years ago by the Club of Lefthanders. As per figures, only 10 percent of the people are lefthanders, and most of them are world leaders, the Chief Executive Officers (CEOs), and even astronauts.
Here is the list of top 10 lefthanders, who became legends, which includes Mahatma Gandhi, Narendra Modi, Amitabh Bachchan, Mark Zuckerburg, and Sachin Tendulkar as well.
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The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi is the most admired Indian in the world. He is the 14th PM of India since 2014. He earlier served as Chief Minister of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014.
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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi aka Mahatma Gandhi was an Indian attorney, political ethicist, and anti-colonial nationalist. He is the one who began the non-violence movement to lead the campaign independence from British rule.
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The youngest cricketer and master blaster Sachin Tendulkar is widely respected as one of the greatest batsman in the cricket history. He was a former captain for Indian national team. In 2013, Tendulkar announced resignation from all the forms of cricket.
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Bollywood veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan is also a writer and poet. He was honored with the Padma Shri in 1984, the Padma Bhushan in 2001 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2015 for his contributions to the arts.
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Walter Elias Disney aka Walt Disney was an American entrepreneur, voice actor, animator, and film producer. He is famously known as the father of Disney. He brought various evolutions in the field of cartoons.
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Mark Zuckerberg is an American technology entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of social media giant Facebook.
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Charlie Chaplin was an English comic actor and filmmaker. He rose to fame in the era of silent film. There are many quotes by this mime artist, which is till date doing rounds. One such quote is: “Life laughs at you when you are unhappy. Life smiles at you when you are happy. But, Life salutes you when you make others happy.”
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Michael Jackson, who is also known as ‘King of Pop’, was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer. He is known as one of the greatest entertainers of the 20th century and one of the most cultural figures.
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Bill Gates is an American business magnate, author, investor, philanthropist, and humanitarian. He is the principal founder of the Microsoft Corporation.
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German-born Albert Einstein is a theoretical physicist who established the theory of relativity, which is one of the two pillars of modern physics. Einstein is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science.
By Sowmya Sangam