- For this character's ancestor of the same name, see here.
The nominal head of the Šiml family, he was the former Chotěbořan Minister of Agriculture and was ousted as a scapegoat for the delay in finding a public cure for the komáři (komár hnědy rybniční, a ubiquitous 'nuisance' insect pest which had mutated into a deadly disease). Šiml had lost his wife, Kristýna Šimlová Louthanová, teenaged son and both infant daughters to the komáři and had made it a personal mission in life to solve the outbreak. (SI4)
- ↑ The actual name of the real world czech organization is Jednota Sokol or Jednota Sokolská (lit. "falcon union")