It is known as baron to the individual who has a qualification of the nobility in certain European countries. This noble title is granted by a king in recognition of the subject in question.
The Baron’s wife is known as baroness, like the woman who receives this honor. The dignity and region with jurisdiction of the baron are called barony.
In Spain, baron is the title that, in order of importance, is below that of viscount and above that of Mr. José de l »Hotellerie de Fallois and Fernández de Heredia (1755-1809), by example, It was Baron de Warsage. It is about a military man who became Chief of the General Staff of Aragon.
The notion of baron is also used in the field of politics to name who owns a great power in a region or an entity. These barons can influence the functioning or organization of the structures they dominate: “Analysts believe that the confrontation between the main barons of the Buenos Aires territory can lead to acts of violence”.
Red Baron, on the other hand, is the name of a heavy metal band that was created in Spain in 1980. Brothers Charles Y Armando de Castro were among its founders and remained in the group throughout its entire history. “Metalmorphosis”, “Brutal volume” Y “No more” are some of his albums.
Finally, we can find the word Baron (or Baron) on behalf of various public figures. Jimena Baron is an Argentine actress who stood out in TV and in cinema. Sacha Baron Cohen, for his part, is a British comedian.
The Baron of Münchhausen
Although nowadays the title of baron is not very relevant or is not part of the concepts of popular interest, many remember the Baron of Münchhausen. He was born in Germany in 1720 and during his youth worked for the duke Antonio Ulrico of Brunswick-Lüneburg. Subsequently, he served in the Russian army until he was thirty years old, where he fought against the Turks on two occasions.
Of course, his biographical data would not be so interesting if they had not been turned into the incredible stories that the writer Rudolf Erich Raspe created by turning the baron into a character like no other. Among the adventures that came to live in the pages of his novels, where your last name is written Muchausen, there are trips to the moon and horseback riding on a cannonball.
As a literary character, Baron Munchausen considers himself a antiheroIn other words, his behavior and principles do not correspond to the ethics generally associated with a traditional hero. Antiheroes often act heroically, even if their motivations and methods are not.
Among its main features is its humor, which at certain moments in the stories borders on buffoonery. Today, it is correct to say that Baron Munchausen is a character mythical who has enjoyed the inheritance of great works, such as Gulliver’s Travels Y Don Quijote of La Mancha and he has presented a very particular philosophical vision, opposed to the rationalism that prevailed in his time.
As is often the case with great literary works, the baron’s fictional life made it to the cinema on several occasions. The most popular adaptation was titled The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, which was released in 1988. Both the original novels and the films of Baron Munchausen are classified within the gender childish, although this does not prevent many adults from having fun with the crazy stories of this peculiar character, who makes the line between the biographical and the imaginary very light.