|Born||March 5, 1885|
|Died||March 22, 1943 58)(aged|
|Service/|| Imperial Russian Army |
Soviet Red Army
|Years of service||1906–1917 (Russian Empire)|
1918–1943 (Soviet Union)
|Commands held||4th Cavalry Corps|
|Battles/wars|| World War I |
Russian Civil War
World War II
Timofey Shapkin (March 5, 1885 – March 22, 1943) was a Soviet corps commander. He served in the Imperial Russian Army during World War I before going over to the Bolsheviks. He fought in the war against Poland.
In World War II, he commanded the 4th Cavalry Corps.
In March 1943, he fell seriously ill and died on March 22 in a hospital in Rostov-on-Don from a cerebral hemorrhage.
He was a recipient of the Order of the Red Banner and the Order of Kutuzov.
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