Baron Cimetière

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Baron Cimetière
Loa and Guardian of the Cemetery
Venerated inHaitian Vodou, Louisiana Voodoo, Folk Catholicism
AttributesBlack tailcoat and top hat, cigar, bottle of wine
PatronageDeath, cemeteries, protection from grave desecration

Baron Cimitière is one of the Guédé, a spirit of the dead, along with Baron Samedi and Baron La Croix in Vodou. He is said to be the guardian of the cemetery, protecting its graves.[1][2]

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 Guédé, but shows polite manners and an upper-class air while doing so.[2]

Other manifestations[edit]

Brave Guede 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.[2]


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  2. ^ a b c Torres, Rafael Agustí. "Loas y Vèvès del Vudú", p. 14 (in Spanish)