This character has an exciting destiny. By the way, he is Cunégonde’s brother. So, after his father’s castle was destroyed he decides to become a Jesuit priest. Also, if you read carefully, you’ll see that not once, but repeatedly Volter shows to the attentive reader that the Baron has homosexual behavior and tastes. Also, he is very worried about the cleanness of blood. He is arrogant about his family’s noble lineage. Even being satisfied and excited of Candide, the last is a commoner, and it is the main reason why the Baron doesn’t allow Candide to marry Cunégonde.
The Baron in the Essays