(1540-1617) Founder of the Dutch printing house Elzevir in the 17th century. Among the firm's publications were editions of Latin, Greek, and Hebrew works, as well as French and Italian classics.
Born at Louvain, Elzevir was obliged to leave Belgium 1580 because of his Protestant and political views. He settled at Leyden as a bookseller and printer.
Holandska izdavačka porodica.