The Master and Margarita

The Master and Margarita

Baron Meigel Character Analysis

Baron Meigel is an employee of the “Spectacles Commission” who offers Woland assistance in Moscow. Woland suspects him of espionage, however, and lures him to the Satan’s Ball. Here, Baron Meigel is shot by Koroviev. Woland and Margarita then ceremonially drink the baron’s blood from a cup made of Berlioz’s severed head.
Get the entire The Master and Margarita LitChart as a printable PDF.
The master and margarita.pdf.medium

Baron Meigel Character Timeline in The Master and Margarita

The timeline below shows where the character Baron Meigel appears in The Master and Margarita. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 23. The Great Ball at Satan’s
Courage and Cowardice Theme Icon
The Ambiguity of Good and Evil Theme Icon
The Danger and Absurdity of Soviet Society Theme Icon
Just then, a final guest arrives: Baron Meigel . Woland introduces him to the audience as “an employee of the Spectacles commission, in... (full context)
Courage and Cowardice Theme Icon
The Ambiguity of Good and Evil Theme Icon
Woland, however, is suspicious of Baron Meigel , thinking he is a “stool-pigeon and a spy.” Abaddon takes his glasses off and... (full context)
Chapter 24. The Extraction of the Master
The Ambiguity of Good and Evil Theme Icon
Margarita, feeling revived, asks whether Azazello shot Baron Meigel . He did, he replies, and boasts about his shooting skills. To show off his... (full context)