(1888 - 1927)
T.E. Lawrence worked for British military intelligence in Cairo in 1915, joining Prince Faisal’s army as a political and liaison officer in 1916. He earned the name “Emir Dynamite” for his willingness to demolish the Turkish railway. Lawrence completed his lengthy account of his World War I activities, The Seven Pillars of Wisdom, in 1922. He changed his name to T.E. Shaw in 1927 and died from a motorcycle accident at the age of forty-six in 1935.