Lawrence was the leader of the Arab revolt against the Ottomans, thus partly responsible for dismantling the Ottoman Empire, hence, the Caliphate.
T.E. Lawrence (mounted near the banner), Bedouin raiders form for battle during the Arab revolt of World War I.
T.E. Lawrence (left) with Lowell Thomas near Aqaba in Palestine in the autumn of 1917.
Lawrence house in England. He was so much Arabized that he was a misfit in English society.
Purportedly, Lawrence died from a motorcycle accident he was riding.