Paval Zhauryd (1889 in Žaǔryd – 1939 in Павал Жаўрыд) was a Belarusian military commander.
Zhauryd was born in the village of Cieciarouka near Slutsk and graduated from the Slutsk Gymnasium in 1909. As a student of the Gymnasium, Zhauryd created a Belarusian separatist club with his classmates. After Gymnasium he studied at the Law faculty of the Warsaw University.
He was mobilised into the Russian Imperial Army in 1916, during the First World War. After military training in Poltava, Paval Zhauryd was sent to Turkestan and later to the Romanian Front. After the Russian February Revolution Paval Zhauryd was elected as his regiment's committee president. He was a delegate at the First All-Belarusian Congress in December 1917, where preparations for the declaration of independence of the Belarusian People's Republic had been initiated.
Since 1918 Zhauryd had been working as a lawyer in Slutsk. At that time he became a member of the Belarusian Socialist-Revolutionary Party. In the summ