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?
Nov 2, 2009 ... It is refreshing to be told by William Hagen that 'refractoriness and
insubordination proved to be Prussian virtues'.(p. 645) This statement would ...
Oct 4, 2010 ... ... nor any particular similarities with the Prussian military aristocracy. ... For me
and thousands of others belonging to this Junker diaspora, ...
Jan 23, 2012 ... The Prussian Junkers were the black heart of the German ... But the world was
changing ways that cabbage-Junkers could not control.
A member of the Prussian landed aristocracy, a class formerly associated with
political reaction and militarism. [German, from Middle High German junchērre, ...
As a political entity, the Junkers ceased to exist following World War II - the
territories that had once been Prussia were now controlled by Poland and the
"Junkers" is a plural form of "Junker": a member of the Prussian aristocracy noted
especially for militarism. Type of: Prussian. +Audio pronunciation...
Frederick William inherited a state where the previous ruler had been held in very
low regard by the real power base in Brandenburg-Prussia – the Junkers.