Ledeč nad Sázavou (Czech pronunciation: [ˈlɛdɛtʃ ˈnatsaːzavou̯]) is a town in the Vysočina Region, Czech Republic. It is located at around 49°41′45″N 15°16′30″E / 49.69583°N 15.27500°E. The Sázava River flows through the town.
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Until 1918, the town was part of the Austrian monarchy (Austria side after the compromise of 1867), in the district of the same name, in Bohemia.
A post-office was opened in 1852 (named Ledetsch).
Gustav Mahler's mother, Marie Hermann, was born in Ledec on 2 March 1837. On 18 March 1857 she married his father Bernhard Mahler in Ledec.
- ^ Die postalischen Abstempelungen auf den österreichischen Postwertzeichen-Ausgaben 1867, 1883 und 1890, Wilhelm KLEIN, 1967
- ^ Handbook of Austria and Lombardy-Venetia Cancellations on the Postage Stamp Issues 1850-1864, by Edwin MUELLER, 1961.