LongeviQuest is saddened to report the passing of Bedřiška Adamičková. She was born in Belgrade, Austria-Hungary (now Serbia) on 6 October 1913 and passed away in Prague, Czech Republic on 1 September 2023 at 109 years, 336 days. At the time of her death, Bedřiška Adamičková was the oldest living person in the Czech Republic.
Bedřiška Adamičková spoke Croatian at home, Italian with her grandmother, and German with her father, an Austrian officer. She moved from Belgrade to Prague, Czechoslovakia, with her mother. She quickly learned Czech in Prague, and then French and English at school. Bedřiška Adamičková graduated from the Faculty of Law in Prague. She never married or had children.
She became the oldest known living person born in Serbia, following the death of 113-year-old Veronika Zsilinszki of Hungary on 20 April 2021. Following the death of 109-year-old Zdenka Kasparova on 13 March 2023, she became the oldest known living person in the Czech Republic.
LongeviQuest is extending our deepest condolences to the bereaved family and friends of Mrs. Bedřiška Adamičková.