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Christiane Sehested

Christiane Christiansdatter Sehested (15 July 1626 – 1670) was the daughter of king Christian IV of Denmark and his morganatic spouse, Kirsten Munk. She shared the title Countess of Schleswig-Holstein with her mother and siblings. She was the twin of her sister Hedevig Ulfeldt.

She was raised under the supervision of the royal governess Karen Sehested. Christiane was engaged by her father with the noble Hannibal Sehested, viceroy of Norway, in 1636. She was married under great festivities in Copenhagen in 1642. She left for Norway with her spouse and lived with him in Akershus fortress in Oslo. Her father died in 1648. In 1651, her husband lost his position, and she was called to Copenhagen to sign a statement in which her spouse was deprived of his Norwegian estates. She also lost her status as countess. Her relationship with Sehested, and her siblings was not close, and in 1651–58, she lived alone in poverty in Hamburg. She returned to Denmark in 1658 to side with the invading Swedes with her spouse to avenge the loss of her status; they joined the Swedish camp outside the sieged Danish capital. In 1660, Sehested regained the trust of the court, and in 1662, she was given back her personal status as countess. In 1666, she was widowed and retired to her estates.

She is known to have written several folk songs.

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Some of their strengths

Christiane Sehested has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Energetic, Intuitive, Imaginative, Creative, Compassionate, Intense, and Passionate.

Intuitive and Imaginative

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Christiane Sehested is someone who is a highly intuitive, creative and imaginative person who is very loyal, caring and compassionate to others. A person who is charismatic and resourceful.

Adaptable and Versatile

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Christiane Sehested well know them as someone who can be adaptable, flexible, and polite, like a flower or a sapling.

Inventive and Clever

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Christiane Sehested as someone who is flexible, intelligent, and quick-witted.

A person who likes to be creative, and to be recognized for their artistic talents. Who possesses intelligence, mental discipline, and ambition, and who does well in relationships and partnerships.

Inquisitive and Progressive

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Christiane Sehested is someone who is an eternal student who is always interested in learning new things, and who has a desire to shake things up and change things.

They are also someone who is mysterious, intuitive, and diplomatic, and who has a keen intuition, charisma, and a focus on balance and partnership.

Traditional and Patient

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Christiane Sehested tends to be someone who is a patient person that is very emotional, has a very sharp memory, has an ability to understand people, and who tends to be traditional and frugal.

Some of Christiane Sehested's challenges

While Christiane Sehested has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Christiane Sehested can be Emotional, Standoffish, Short-tempered, Impulsive, Unfocused, Indecisive, and Rebellious.

Emotional and Standoffish

One of Christiane Sehested's key challenges is that they are someone who can be emotional and standoffish.

Christiane Sehested must also exercise caution as they can be excessive and unrealistic.

Unfocused and Indecisive

Christiane Sehested is someone who can be scattered, restless, and insensitive, be distracted by fluctuating professional interests, be a workaholic, and who can be arrogant and have difficulty accepting advice.

Sensitive and Money-oriented

Finally, Christiane Sehested also can have mood swings, be overly sensititive, and be a bit rigid and materialistic.

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