Hannibal Sehested (council president)

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Hannibal Sehested
Hannibal Sehested 1900.jpg
Council President of Denmark
In office
27 April 1900 – 24 July 1901
Monarch Christian IX
Preceded by Hugo Egmont Hørring
Succeeded by Johan Henrik Deuntzer
Personal details
Born 16 November 1842
Gudme, Funen, Denmark
Died 19 September 1924
Gudme, Funen, Denmark
Political party Højre

Hannibal Sehested (16 November 1842 – 19 September 1924) was Danish Council President from 27 April 1900 to 24 July 1901 as the leader of the Cabinet of Sehested. He was the last Danish Council President appointed by the king without support from the Danish Parliament before Denmark switched to a parliamentary system and the secret ballot.

Political offices
Preceded by
Hugo Egmont Hørring
Council President of Denmark
27 April 1900 – 24 July 1901
Succeeded by
Johan Henrik Deuntzer
Preceded by
Niels F. Ravn
Foreign Minister of Denmark
27 April 1900 – 24 July 1901
Succeeded by
Johan Henrik Deuntzer