An 18th century drawing of Škłoŭ (Polish, Szkłów)
Škłoŭ (Belarusian: Шклоў, [ʂkɫɔu̯]; Russian: Шклов, Shklov) is a town in Mahilyow Voblast, Belarus, located 35 km north of Mogilev on the Dnieper river. It has a railway station on the line between Orsha and Mogilev. As of 2009, its population was 16,439.
- 1535: First records about the town.
- 1654, 1656: two battles, see battles of Shkloŭ
- April 10, 1762: Coat of arms.
Alexander Lukashenko, President of Belarus since 1994, held a position as the director of the construction materials plant in Shklov Raion before he became a collective farm manager and then moved into politics.
- Railway station
- 3 bus routes
The Transfiguration Church
The Jewish family name Shklovsky or Shklover indicates that the person or their ancestors come from Shkloŭ.
- Semyon Zorich, Serbian-born Russian General who founded an estate in Shkloŭ (Shklov).
- Yitzhak Salkinsohn, born in Shklov
- Joshua Zeitlin, rabbinical scholar and philanthropist, born here
- Yehoshua Leib Diskin, rabbi in Shklov
- Rogatchover Gaon, studied in Shklov under Yehoshua Leib
- Israel ben Samuel of Shklov (c.1770–May 13, 1839)
- Pavel Axelrod (1850–1928), Russian Menshevik revolutionary
- Zalman Shneur (1887–1959), Hebrew and Yiddish poet
- Baruch Schick of Shklov (1744–1808) rabbi and scholar, Hebrew author and translator
- Josef Gusikov, klezmer musician, born in Shklov
- Naum Eitingon, general of the NKVD and murderer of Leon Trotsky, born in Shklov
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Coordinates: 54°13′25″N 30°17′11″E / 54.22361°N 30.28639°E