Some articles on baron:
... Ernst Gottlieb Baron or Ernst Theofil Baron (17 February 1696 – 12 April 1760), was a German lutenist, composer and writer on music ... Baron was born in Breslau into the family of Michael Baron, a maker of gold lace who expected his son to follow in his footsteps ... Baron showed an inclination to music from an early age, and later made it his profession ...
More definitions of "Baron":
- (noun): A very wealthy or powerful businessman.
Example: "An oil baron"
Synonyms: big businessman, business leader, king, magnate, mogul, power, top executive, tycoon
- (noun): A British peer of the lowest rank.
Famous quotes containing the word baron:
“My lusts they do me leave,
My fancies all be fled,
And tract of time begins to weave
Grey hairs upon my head.”
—Thomas Vaux, 2d Baron Vaux Of Harrowden (15101566)
“Justice should not only be done, but should manifestly and undoubtedly be seen to be done.”
—Gordon, 1st Baron Of Bury Hewart (18701943)
“I do not object to people looking at their watches when I am speaking. But I strongly object when they start shaking them to make certain they are still going.”
—William Norman, 1st Baron Of Ulverston Birkett (18831962)