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Crafoord Prize

The Crafoord Prize was established by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in 1982 to promote basic research in mathematics, geoscience, bioscience (particularly in relation to ecology and evolution), and astronomy, Only one award is given each year. The prize is currently $500,000 US and is intended to fund further research by the prize winner. The prize is named after Holger Crafoord (1908-1982), a Swedish industrialist who donated the initial funds for the prize.

Here is list of the Crafoord Prize winners: