existence in Husi of more than one nationality is tied to the Lords of
Moldavia and the Bishopric of Husi, which often brought foreigners as
workers, especially for the court and for the vineyard. But there is
little information about the numbers and the ethnical component of the
inhabitants of Husi. Of course the Romanians represent the majority of
the population, but we can talk about a ethnical convergence
Hungarians in Husi stabilized on the estate Cornii, where Stefan The
Great colonized them here as workforce. Later Cornii became a village
and is now a big neighborhood of the city.
The Bulgarians coming from south of the Danube because of the
Turks, formed a numerous colony on the lands of the Bishopric of Husi,
between Draslavat and Turbata, and then they climbed up the Dric. They
stretched like a "belt" around the city, forming a new
The gypsies came here as slaves of the Bishopric, working as craftsmen,
later making the gipsy neighborhood behind it.
Jews were one of the biggest communities that
lived in Husi.