Marie Magdalena Frantiska Sokolova who was popularly known as Meda Mladkova was a Czechoslovak art collector born on September 8, 1919, at the Zakupy castle where her father was working. She spent more than half of her life living in exile in the United States.
She was initially trained to be a dancer but after the second world war, Meda moved to Geneva where she studied economy after which she was exiled again to Paris where she studied the history of art at the Sorbonne and L’ecole Du Louvre.
It was in Paris where she met her husband Mladek and the famous Czech painter Frantisek Kupka whose work caught her attention. Since then her interest in arts especially those of Czech background was her fascination and she began to collect many art pieces.
In 1999, Meda formed a foundation where the Sovovy Mlyny which was an ancient building was transformed into an art museum which was later called the museum Kampa.
Meda Mládková Real age
The famous art collector died on Tuesday, 2021 when she was 102 years old.
Meda Mládková Husband
Meda Mládková got married to Jan Victor Vladek (1911-1989) who was an economist and a governor of the international monetary fund(IMF).
Meda Mládková Children
Meda Mládková has no children.
Meda Mládková Net worth at Death
Considering her work, Meda is one of the richest art collectors in the Czech. She had a net worth of $1-5million at her death from money she earned from the Art collection.
Meda Mládková Cause of Death
The direct cause of Meda’s death is unknown but it is believed she died of health troubles associated with old age.