The Junkers were the members of the landed nobility in Prussia. They owned
great estates that were maintained and worked by peasants with few rights.
Foremost among these are the Prussian Junkers, a feudal aristocracy that has
survived in unbroken ascendancy all of the revolutions, including Hitler's, that ...
... what happened to the old Prussian aristocracy better known as the Junkers
whose scions included Bismarck, von Moltke, and von Manstein?
A member of the Prussian landed aristocracy, a class formerly associated with
political reaction and militarism. [German, from Middle High German junchērre, ...
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"Junkers" is a plural form of "Junker": a member of the Prussian aristocracy noted
especially for militarism. Type of: Prussian. +Audio pronunciation...
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a member of a class of aristocratic landholders, especially in East Prussia,
strongly devoted to militarism and authoritarianism, from among whom the