The most beautiful of the male members of the Vanir (one of the two tribes of the Norse pantheon) he was later also called the "Lord of the Aesir".
In the Elder Edda there is a verse that sums him up.
Freyr is the bestHe is married to the beautiful giantess Gerd, and is the son of Njord. His sister is Freya. He rides a chariot pulled by the golden boar Gullinbursti which was made for him by the dwarves Brokk and Eitri. He owns the ship Skidbladnir ("wooden-bladed"), which always sails directly towards its target, and which can become so small that it can fit in Freyr's pocket.
Of all the chiefs
Among the gods.
He causes not tears
To maids or mothers:
His desire is to loosen the fetters
Of those enchained