American President James Garfield was multilingual, and could demonstrate this in an impressive way. What was this?

Answer: Garfield, the last US president to be born in a log cabin, was skilled in reading and writing in Ancient Greek and Latin. He was also ambidextrous, meaning he was able to write Greek with one hand and Latin with the other simultaneously – a skill he was often keen to show off.

Source: Chronology of the U.S. Presidency by Matthew Manweller; General Historical Texts

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