Here is list of the Crafoord Prize winners:

- 1982 Mathematics: V. I. Arnold and L. Nirenberg
- 1983 Geoscience: E. N. Lorenz
- 1984 Bioscience: D. H. Janzen
- 1985 Astronomy: L. Spitzer, Jr.
- 1986 Geoscience: C. J. Allegre and G. J. Wasserburg
- 1987 Bioscience: E. P. and H. T. Odum
- 1988 Mathematics: P. Deligne and A. Grothendieck
- 1989 Astronomy: J. Van Allen
- 1990 Bioscience: P. R. Ehrlich and E. O. Wilson
- 1991 Astronomy: A. R. Sandage
- 1992 Bioscience: A. Seilacher
- 1993 Bioscience: W. D. Hamilton
- 1994 Mathematics: S. Donaldson and S-T. Yau
- 1995 Geoscience: W. Dansgaard and N. Shackleton
- 1996 Bioscience: R. May
- 1997 Astronomy: F. Hoyle and E. E. Salpeter
- 1998 Geoscience: D. L. Anderson and A. M. Dziewonski
- 1999 Bioscience: E. Mayr, J. M. Smith, and G. C. Wiliams
- 2000 Bioscience: M. Feldmann and R. N. Maini
- 2001 Mathematics: A. Connes
- 2002 Geoscience: D. P. McKenzie
- 2003 Bioscience: C. R. Woese