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 nobleman (in various countries) of varying rank.
Famous quotes containing the word baron:
“Education makes a people easy to lead, but difficult to drive; easy to govern but impossible to enslave.”
—Henry Peter, 1st Baron Brougham And Vaux Brougham (17781868)
“I loathe that I did love,
In youth that I thought sweet;”
—Thomas Vaux, 2d Baron Vaux Of Harrowden (15101566)
“Every thing secret degenerates, even the administration of justice; nothing is safe that does not show how it can bear discussion and publicity.”
—John Emerich Edward Dalberg, 1st Baron Acton (18341902)