2019
  • Ing. Vladimír Nekvasil, DrSc., Institute of Physics of the CAS
  • Prof. Dr. Roland Wiesendanger, Dr. h. c., University of Hamburg, Germany
  • prof. PhDr. Petr Sommer, CSc., DSc., Institute of Philosophy of the CAS
  • MUDr. Radim Šrám, DrSc., Institute of Experimental Medicine of the CAS
  • Ing. Bohumil Štíbr, DrSc., Institute of Inorganic Chemistry of the CAS
  • Milan Štěch, Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic
  • Prof. Marlan Orvil Scully, Texas A&M University, Princeton University, USA
2018
  • Prof. dr. Harald Rose, University of Ulm, Germany
  • Prof. Gérard Roland, Ph.D., University of California, United States of America
  • Prof. Ing. Václav Sklenička, DrSc., Institute of Physics of Materials of the CAS
2017
  • Prof. Hiroshi Nakatsuji, Director, Quantum Chemistry Research Institute, Kyoto Technoscience Center, Japan
2016
  • Prof. PhDr. Jaroslav Pánek, DrSc., dr. h. c. multi., Institute of History of the CAS
2015
  • Prof. MUDr. Josef Syka, DrSc., dr. h. c., Institute of Experimental medicine of the CAS
  • Prof. Philip G. Zimbardo, Department of Psychology, Jordan Hall, Stanford University, USA
  • Prof. Dr. Rolf-Dieter Heuer, CERN Director-General, Geneva, Switzerland



2014
  • Prof. Avram Noam Chomsky, Professor Emeritus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
2013
  • Prof. Roger Balian, Institut de Physique Théorique, Saclay, France
  • RNDr. Zdeněk Havlas, DrSc., Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry of the CAS
2012
  • Prof. RNDr. Blanka Říhová, DrSc., Institute of Microbiology of the CAS
2011
  • Andrew J. Feustel, Ph.D., American Astronaut, NASA, USA
2010
  • Prof. RNDr. Jiří Čížek, DrSc., F.R.S.C., University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
  • Doc. PhDr. Lydia Petráňová, CSc., Institute of Ethnology of the CAS
2009
  • RNDr. Zdeněk Ceplecha, DrSc., Astronomical Institute of the CAS
  • Prof. Erazim Kohák, Ph.D., Institute of Philosophy of the CAS
  • Prof. Terence G. Langdon, PhD., DSc., Dr.h.c., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
  • Prof. RNDr. Emil Paleček, DrSc., Institute of Biophysics of the CAS
  • Doc. RNDr. Luboš Perek, DrSc., Astronomical Institute of the CAS
  • Prof. PhDr. František Šmahel, DrSc., Dr.h.c.mult, Institute of Philosophy of the CAS
2008
  • Prof. Dr. Ing. Pavel Novák, University Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2007
  • Prof. RNDr. Helena Illnerová, DrSc., Institute of Physiology of the CAS
  • Prof. MUDr. Pavel Klener, DrSc., 1st Department of Medicine, First Faculty of Medicine Charles University and Prague Center for individual Care
  • Prof. Ing. Pavel Kratochvíl, DrSc., Dr.h.c., Institutce of Macromolecular Chemistry of the CAS
  • Prof. RNDr. Josef Paldus, DrSc., F.R.S.C., University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
  • RNDr. Jiří Velemínský, DrSc., Institute of Experimental Botany of the CAS
2006
  • Prof. Ing. Otto Exner, Dr. techn., DrSc., Dr.h.c., research scientist of the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry CAS
  • Prof. RNDr. Miroslav Fiedler, DrSc., research scientist of the Institute of Mathematics CAS
  • Prof. Dr. Theodor Wolfgang Hänsch, of the Max-Planck-Institut für Quantenoptik, Garching, Germany
2005
  • Prof. Ing. Ivo Babuška, DrSc., Dr.h.c., University of Texas at Austin, USA
  • Prof. RNDr. Petr Hájek, DrSc., research scientist of the Institute of Computer Science, CAS, Prague
  • Prof. Ing. Jaroslav Janák, DrSc., Dr.h.c., research scientist, Institute of Analytical Chemistry, CAS, Brno
  • Prof. Norbert Kroó, General Secretary of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary
  • Zdeněk Mácal, principal conductor, Czech Philarmonic Orchestra, Prague
  • Prof. Ing. Ivan Wilhelm, CSc., Rector of Charles University in Prague
2004
  • Eugen A. Cernan, NASA astronaut, Houston, Texas, USA
  • Prof. RNDr. Antonín Holý, DrSc., research scientist, Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, CAS, Prague
  • Prof. Dr. phil. Siegmar von Schnurbein, Römische-Germanische Kommission des DAI, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
  • Prof. MUDr. Vratislav Schreiber, First Faculty of Medicine, Laboratory for Endocrinology and Metabolism, Faculty of General Medicine, Charles University, Prague
2003
  • Prof. PhDr. Ivan Hlaváček, DrSc., Faculty of Philosophy and Arts, Charles University, Prague
  • Doc. JUDr. Jiří Kejř, DrSc., former staff member of CAS Archives, Prague
  • Prof. RNDr. Jaroslav Koutecký, DrSc., Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Jan Tauc, DrSc., Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
2002
  • Prof. Emil Antončík
  • Prof. Dr. Camille Sandorfy
  • Prof. Ing. Rudolf Zahradník, DrSc.
2001
  • Prof. Ing. Štefan Luby, DrSc.
2000
  • Dr. Jean-Marie Cadiou
  • Doc. RNDr. Milan Straškraba, DrSc. (in memoriam)
  • Prof. MUDr. Josef Koutecký, DrSc.
  • Msgre Giovanni Coppa
1999

This year The Honorary Medal “De scientia et humanitate optime meritis” was not awarded.

1998
  • Plk. John Blaha
  • Prof. RNDr. Martin Černohorský, CSc.
1997
  • Prof. Ing. Jan Jeník, CSc.
  • RNDr. Svatopluk Krupička, CSc.
  • Prof. Ing. Jiří Niederle, DrSc.
  • prom. fyz. Bedřich Velický, CSc.
1996
  • Prof. RNDr. Jaroslav Kurzweil, DrSc.