Generalissimo (/ ˌdʒɛnərəˈlɪsɪmoʊ / JEN- (ə-)rə-LISS-im-oh) is a military rank of the highest degree, superior to field marshal and other five-star ranks in the states where they are used.
"Generalissimo Francisco Franco is still dead" is a catchphrase that originated in 1975 during the first season of NBC's Saturday Night (now called Saturday Night Live, or SNL) and which mocked the weeks-long media reports of the impending death of Francisco Franco. It was one of the first catchphrases from the series to enter the general lexicon.
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"Generalissimo" is the tenth episode of the third season of the American television comedy series 30 Rock. It was written by executive producer Robert Carlock and directed by Todd Holland. The episode originally aired on the National Broadcasting Company in the United States on February 5, 2009. Guest stars in "Generalissimo" include Jon Hamm, Salma Hayek, Patrick Heusinger, Matt Lauer, Doug Mand, Greg Tuculescu, and Teresa Yenque. In the episode, Liz Lemon begins receiving mail intended for her
Liz Lemon receives the mail of her new neighbor, Dr. Drew Baird. After going through it, she believes he is the perfect man for her. To try and woo him, she follows the actions of an evil Spanish soap character called "The Generalissimo" from Los Amantes Clandestinos, despite the warnings of Jenna Maroney and Elisa. She invites Drew to a nonexistent party, and, when he arrives expecting a party, she informs him that the party is scheduled for the following evening, but nevertheless invites him i
"Generalissimo" was written by executive producer Robert Carlock and directed by Todd Holland. This was the tenth episode written by Carlock and was Holland's first directed episode. Holland was hired to direct this episode on the recommendation of his agent, who also represents series creator, executive producer and lead actress Tina Fey. "Generalissimo" originally aired in the United States on February 5, 2009, on NBC. In October 2008, when actor Jon Hamm hosted the sketch comedy show Saturday
According to the Nielsen ratings system, "Generalissimo" was watched by 6.4 million households, the same as the previous week's episode "Retreat to Move Forward", in its original American broadcast. It earned a 3.1 rating/7 share in the 18–49 demographic. This means that it was seen by 3.1% of all 18- to 49-year-olds, and 7% of all 18- to 49-year-olds watching television at the time of the broadcast. The episode was the eleventh highest-rated show on the NBC network that week. Todd ...
Generalissimus of the Soviet Union (Russian: Генералиссимус Советского Союза; Generalissimus Sovyétskogo Soyuza) was a military rank created on 27 June 1945 styled after a similar Imperial Russian Army rank held by Aleksei Shein, Prince Alexander Danilovich Menshikov, (reportedly) Duke Anthony Ulrich of Brunswick, and Count Alexander Suvorov).
Borrowed from Italian generalissimo, superlative of generale.
generalissimo (plural generalissimos) 1. (military) A supreme commander of the armed forces of a country, especially one who is also a political leader.
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generalissimo m (plural generalissimi) 1. commander in chief
generālissimō 1. dative masculine singular of generālissimus 2. dative neuter singular of generālissimus 3. ablative masculine singular of generālissimus 4. ablative neuter singular of generālissimus
Generalíssimo (do latim: generalissimus) é uma patente militar bastante exclusiva.O termo é utilizado para descrever generais do exército cujos cargos foram além do normalmente permitido pelas patentes militares.
Rafael Leónidas Trujillo Molina (/ t r uː ˈ h iː j oʊ / troo-HEE-yoh, Spanish: [rafaˈel leˈonidas tɾuˈxiɟ͡ʝo]; 24 October 1891 – 30 May 1961), nicknamed El Jefe (Spanish: , "The Chief" or "The Boss"), was a Dominican dictator who ruled the Dominican Republic from February 1930 until his assassination in May 1961.
Francisco Franco Bahamonde (/ ˈ f r æ ŋ k oʊ /, Spanish: [fɾanˈθisko ˈfɾaŋko ba.a.ˈmõn̪.de]; 4 December 1892 – 20 November 1975) was a Spanish general who led the Nationalist forces in overthrowing the Second Spanish Republic during the Spanish Civil War and thereafter ruled over Spain from 1939 to 1975 (36 years) as a dictator, assuming the title Caudillo.
There is a difference between generalissimo (absolute military ruler of a country) and generalissimo (supreme commander of armies in the field). The text you deleted from the preamble isn't so much an etymology as an explanation of the two English usages. Hence I've reverted your changes. Cheers, Michael K. Edwards 02:42, 9 November 2006 (UTC)
Chiang Kai-shek (31 October 1887 – 5 April 1975), also known as Chiang Chung-cheng and romanized via Mandarin as Chiang Chieh-shih and Jiang Jieshi, was a Chinese Nationalist politician, revolutionary and military leader who served as the leader of the Republic of China between 1928 and 1975, first in mainland China until 1949 and then in Taiwan until his death.
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