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.
Jul 20, 1998 ... Junker, (German: “country squire”), member of the landowning aristocracy of
Prussia and eastern Germany, which, under the German Empire ...
"Junkers" is a plural form of "Junker": a member of the Prussian aristocracy noted
especially for militarism. Type of: Prussian. +Audio pronunciation...
Foremost among these are the Prussian Junkers, a feudal aristocracy that has
survived in unbroken ascendancy all of the revolutions, including Hitler's, that ...
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.
Nov 7, 2011 ... Junkers. Unbounded reverence for rank was a characteristic of all the Germanic
peoples. The ordinary German was docile and submissive to ...
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 ...
... what happened to the old Prussian aristocracy better known as the Junkers
whose scions included Bismarck, von Moltke, and von Manstein?
Oct 4, 2010 ... ... nor any particular similarities with the Prussian military aristocracy. ... For me
and thousands of others belonging to this Junker diaspora, ...
Vol XLIX, No. 1 October, 1943. The Rise of the Junkers in Brandenburg-. Prussia,
1410-1653. Part I. HANS ROSENBERG*. T HE Junkers of East Elbia represent ...