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|Lwa and Guardian of the Cemetery|
|Venerated in||Haitian Vodou, Louisiana Voodoo, Folk Catholicism|
|Attributes||Black tailcoat and top hat, cigar, bottle of wine|
|Patronage||Death, cemeteries, protection from grave desecration|
He wears a tuxedo with tails and a top hat. He has expensive taste, smoking cigars and drinking wine and fine liquor. He is just as crass as the other Gede, but shows polite manners and an upper-class air while doing so.
Brave Gede is the doorman between the world of the living and the afterlife, guardian of the cemetery gate. He keeps the dead in and the living out.
- "Baron Samedi, Haitian Loa and Voodoo - article". 15 October 2013.
- Torres, Rafael Agustí. "Loas y Vèvès del Vudú", p. 14 (in Spanish)