Jan Viktor Mládek was born in Galicia, studied law in Brno and national economics in Prague. In the second half of the 1930s he left for Paris (where he studied at the Sorbonne) and then for England (Cambridge), where he participated in the work of the exiled Czechoslovak Ministry of Economy. Beginning in 1947, he represented Czechoslovakia at the UN. After the events of 1948, he applied for asylum in France and became an important employee of the International Monetary Fund. After 1948, he supported Czechoslovak authors in exile, he was a Maecenas, and he collected art.
- Bochnia, Poland
Date of death
Author(s) of this page
- Lomová, Johana
Museum Kampa - Nadace Jana a Medy Mládkových. 2019. "Meda Mládková." Accessed January 17. http://www.museumkampa.cz/meda-mladkova/.