Anton van der Lem
dr. G.A.C. van der Lem is Scaliger fellow and former Curator of Early Printed and Rare Books at Leiden UniversityProfile page
After the assassination of William of Orange (1533-1584), friends feared, and foes hoped the Dutch Republic would collapse. The Republic, however, was saved by a team of professional leaders, laying the foundations for an emergent country and its lasting independence.