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Shapur can refer to one of four Sasanian kings:
- Shapur I (r. 241–272)
- Shapur II (r. 309–379)
- Shapur III (r. 383–388)
- Shapur IV (r. 420)
- Shapur-i Shahrvaraz (r. 630)
Shapur may also refer to:
- Vramshapuh or Bahram-Shapur, a Prince who served as a Sasanian Client King of Arsacid Armenia from 389 until 417.
- Shapur Mihran, a 5th-century Iranian noble from the House of Mihran, who served as the marzban (governor) of Persian Armenia briefly in 482.
- Shapur of Ray or Shapur Razi, a 5th-century Iranian from the House of Mihran, who served as the marzban (governor) of Persian Armenia from 483 to 484.
- Shapur (Bavandid ruler) (died 825), local ruler in Tabaristan
- Shapur Bakhtiar (1915–1991), former Prime Minister of Iran
- Shapur ibn Sahl, a ninth-century Persian Christian physician from the Academy of Gundishapur
- Sapor of Bet-Nicator was the Christian bishop of Bet-Nicator
- Shapoor Zadran, an Afghan cricketer
- Shapoor Reporter, a British intelligence agent
- Shapur, a character in Nizami Ganjavi's tale Khusraw and Shirin
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