Prince George’s left handed dad, Prince Williams is said to be delighted at the fact that his (nearly) two-year-old son has inherited his left handedness, according to a Mailonline report.
The Duke of Cambridge is known to be proud of the fact that he is left-handed and now it seems Prince George might be a ‘south paw’ too.
A source who knows the couple well said: ‘Young children can use both their hands but George seems to be very left-handed.
‘More often than not, he uses his left hand to hold things and both William and Catherine have noticed this. William is thrilled his son has inherited this trait. He is always joking that left-handers have better brains.’
At a polo match last weekend, he picked up a mallet with his left hand and hit a ball with it. He also uses his left hand more than his right to clutch at toys and to wave.
While the Duchess of Cambridge is right-handed, along with the Queen and Prince Charles, there is precedence for left-handedness in the Royal Family. Queen Victoria, King George VI and the Queen Mother were all left-handed.
Remarkably, there is a trait of left-handedness among King Georges, including King George II, King George IV and the Queen’s father.
It is a commonly held belief that left-handers are more intelligent than right-handers, and a disproportionate number of scientists artists, musicians and world leaders are left-handed.
Famous left-handers include Michelangelo, Mozart, Beethoven, Picasso, Albert Einstein, Mahatma Gandhi and President Obama.