AKA Amado MagcalasYuzon
- 1st Filipino, 1st Asian and 1st man to be recommended for the Nobel Prize award for Peace and Literature four times in the history of the Nobel Prizes
- 1st Filipino, 1st Asian and 1st man to create world, regional, national, state, and language poet laureateships in the world.
- 1st Filipino to be crowned "Poet Laureate of the World" in the Philippines, World Congress of Poets (1969)
- 1st Filipino to conduct a world translation contest of Dr. Jose P. Rizal's poem, "Postrer Adios" (1966)
- 1st Filipino President for Life of the only World Poet Laureates Association
- 1st Filipino and only poet from Asia to be proclaimed Honorary Continental Poet Laureate of Asia in 1965 and in South America in 1966
- 1st Filipino and only verse-translator of the Iloko national epic - "Ti Panagbiag Ni Lam-Ang" into English (1954)
- 1st Filipino Poet Laureate of the Philippines who crowned Miss Philippines titleholders.
- 1st Filipino to become Ambassador of the Orthodox Catholic Church to the Philippines and the Orient, as appointed by Patriarch Claudius I.
- 1st Filipino congressman to introduce the Magna Carta of Labor Bill after World War II (1948)
- 1st Filipino official Poet Laureate of Far Eastern University (1934-1936)
- 1st Filipino to introduce Shakespearean joust (Balagtasan in English), Oxford style, at the Far Eastern University (1934)
DATE OF BIRTH
August 30, 1906
Guagua, Pampanga, Philippines
FATHER: Felipe Yuzon
MOTHER: Isabel Magcalas
WIFE: Oliva A. Reyes
CHILDREN: Amado Jr., Benjamin, and Romeo
YEAR OF DEATH
January 17, 1979
USEFUL LINKSAmado M. Yuzon Bio
History of the World Congress of Poets