- NAME: T. E. Lawrence
- OCCUPATION: Military Leader, Spy
- BIRTH DATE: August 16, 1888
- DEATH DATE: May 19, 1935
- EDUCATION: City of Oxford High School for Boys
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Tremadoc, Caernarvonshire, Wales
- PLACE OF DEATH: Clouds Hill, Dorset, England
- Full Name: Lieutenant Colonel T. E. Lawrence, CB, DSO
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T. E. Lawrence was a British Army officer during the Arab Revolt against Ottoman Turkish rule. He became known as Lawrence of Arabia, based on the 1962 film.
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T. E. Lawrence was a British Army officer, originally from Oxford. He earned international fame for his liaison role during the Arab Revolt against Ottoman Turkish rule of 1916–18. In later years, he wrote vividly about the incredible breadth and variety of his activities, gaining international fame as Lawrence of Arabia, a title popularized by the 1962 film based on his World War I activities.
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