Architects of Revolt


This photograph shows some of the main figures behind the Arab Revolt at a meeting in Jiddah in October 1916. The Emir Abdullah ibn Hussein is seated centre. Standing, left to right, are Said Bey, a former Arab officer in the Ottoman Army, Colonel Cyril Wilson, former British Governor of the Sudan, Aziz al-Masri, another former Ottoman officer, and Ronald Storrs of the British High Commission in Cairo.

Image courtesy of Imperial War Museum


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