2009 - US President Barack Obama for efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.
2008 - Former Finnish President Martti Ahtisaari for peace work from Namibia to Kosovo.
2007 - Former US Vice-President Al Gore and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
2006 - Muhammad Yunus and Bangladesh's Grameen Bank for work to end poverty.
2005 - The International Atomic Energy Agency and its head Mohamed ElBaradei.
2004 - Kenyan environmentalist Wangari Maathai.
2003 - Iranian human rights lawyer Shirin Ebadi.
2002 - Former US President Jimmy Carter.
2001 - The United Nations and Secretary-General Kofi Annan.
2000 - South Korean President Kim Dae-jung.