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latter-day

adjective
     
latter-day [only before noun]
1

a latter-day Versailles/Tsar/Robin Hood etc

something or someone that exists now but is like a famous thing or person that existed in the past:
He ruled his business empire like a latter-day Tsar.
2 relating to a recent period of time, rather than an earlier one:
Latter-day students could never meet the college entrance standards required in the 1940s.

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