A governor of Wallachia and Moldavia under the Ottoman Porte.
- In fact, when the Russians left the country in 1834, the czar and the sultan chose the hospodars themselves.
- To make their investment lucrative the newly appointed hospodars impoverished the people of Moldavia with high taxes.
- In the eighteenth century, the Phanariotes were appointed hospodars, or princes, of the Romanian provinces Moldavia and Wallachia.
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