Quido Nachod with his wife Bedriska Nachodova

Quido Nachod with his wife Bedriska Nachodova
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  • Country name at time of photo:
    Czechoslovakia, 1918-1938
    Country name today:
    Czech Republic
    Name of the photographer / studio:
    studio Laghans
This is a photograph of my mother's brother, Uncle Quido Nachod, with his wife Bedriska Nachodova, nee Adamkova. It's probably an engagement or wedding photo. It was taken in the 1920s. Uncle Quido didn't turn out, somehow. I don't know if he even graduated from high school, most likely not. He was always changing jobs and didn't manage to stay long in any of them. After the war he worked as a treasurer for the Social Democrats. But he wasn't incompetent; he was good at fixing everything. He married Bedriska Adamkova. She wasn't Jewish, so was probably the only Christian in our family tree. All her life Mrs. Bedriska used to reminisce about how apparently the writer Jirasek had been in love with her. She had love letters from him stashed away. She likely met him in the amateur theater, where she and our uncle used to act. She was apparently a very beautiful actress. They were childless.

Interview details

Interviewee: Jiří Munk
Interviewer:
Terezie Holmerova
Month of interview:
January
Year of interview:
2006
Prague, Czech Republic

KEY PERSON

Quido Nachod
Year of birth:
1894
Country name at time of birth:
Austria
Country of death:
Czech Republic
Died:
after WW II
Occupation
before WW II:
Clerk
after WW II:
Clerk

Other Person

Bedriska Nachodova
Year of birth:
1894
Died:
after WW II

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