TE Lawrence

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Birthday
16, 1888
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 19, 1935 (46)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
16, 1888
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 19, 1935 (46)

About

British Army officer who fought with Arab leaders in the Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Turkish rule during WWI, and was the inspiration for the film Lawrence of Arabia.

Before Fame

He studied history at Jesus College, Oxford, and became an archaeologist in the Middle East.

Trivia

In 1921, he served as an advisor to Winston Churchill. He was a prolific writer, and wrote several novels about his experiences.

Family Life

He had four brothers.

Associated With

He was portrayed by actor Peter O'Toole in the 1962 film Lawrence of Arabia.