Frits Thors

Dutch television presenter

Alexander Frederik Paul "Frits" Thors (13 September 1909 – 19 April 2014) was a Dutch journalist and television and news anchor. He was best known for being the newscaster of the NTS-Journaal from 1965 until 1972.

Frits Thors
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Frits Thors in an undated photo.
Alexander Frederik Paul Thors

(1909-09-13)13 September 1909
Died19 April 2014(2014-04-19) (aged 104)
Laren, North Holland, Netherlands
OccupationJournalist, television and news anchor
Years active1928–79

Thors was born in on 13 September 1909 in Amsterdam, North Holland. He retired in 1979.[1]

Thors died from natural causes on 19 April 2014 in Laren, North Holland. He was 104.[2]


  1. "Frits Thors biography". (in Dutch). Retrieved 10 February 2014.
  2. De Wolf, Ludwig (20 April 2014). "Nederlandse nieuwsanker Frits Thors (104) overleden" (in Dutch). De Redactie. Retrieved 21 April 2014. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)