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 ...
Nov 7, 2011 ... Junkers. Unbounded reverence for rank was a characteristic of all the Germanic
peoples. The ordinary German was docile and submissive to ...
Foremost among these are the Prussian Junkers, a feudal aristocracy that has
survived in unbroken ascendancy all of the revolutions, including Hitler's, that ...
Oct 4, 2010 ... ... nor any particular similarities with the Prussian military aristocracy. ... For me
and thousands of others belonging to this Junker diaspora, ...
... 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 ...
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.
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, ...