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Shahrbaraz (also spelled Shahrvaraz or Shahrwaraz; New Persian: شهربراز), was shah (king) of the Sasanian Empire from 27 April 630 to 9 June 630. He usurped the throne from Ardashir III, and was killed by Iranian nobles after forty days. Before usurping the Sasanian throne he was a spahbed (general) under Khosrow II (590–628). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shahrbaraz has received more than 187,931 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Shahrbaraz is the 3,289th most popular politician (up from 4,718th in 2019).

Shahrbaraz is most famous for his conquest of Egypt, which he accomplished in 663.

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Among politicians, Shahrbaraz ranks 3,289 out of 15,710Before him are Carlos Salinas de Gortari, Prince Augustus William of Prussia, Yumjaagiin Tsedenbal, Charles Theodore, Elector of Bavaria, Wenzel Anton, Prince of Kaunitz-Rietberg, and Al-Muntasir. After him are Isser Harel, Adolph Joffe, Emperor Momozono, Mike Pence, Wu Zixu, and Mihailo Obrenović.

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Among people born in 600, Shahrbaraz ranks 20Before him are Pope Theodore I, Maria al-Qibtiyya, Muadh ibn Jabal, Rayhana bint Zayd, Bahram Chobin, and Abu Musa al-Ash'ari. After him are Cosmas Indicopleustes, Ubayy ibn Ka'b, Bayan I, Hudhayfah ibn al-Yaman, Ka'b ibn al-Ashraf, and Heraclius the Elder. Among people deceased in 629, Shahrbaraz ranks 6Before him are Zayd ibn Harithah, Chlothar II, Zainab bint Muhammad, Halimah bint Abi Dhuayb, and Ja'far ibn Abi Talib. After him are 'Abd Allah ibn Rawahah, Khosrow III, and Al-A'sha.

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