**Janos Galambos** (*Galambos János* in Hungarian, Born Zirc, Hungary, 1 September 1940 – 19 December 2019) was a mathematician affiliated with Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Dr. Galambos worked on probability theory, number theory, statistics, and many other sub-specialties, and published hundreds of papers and many books.
Galambos earned his Ph.D. in 1963 from Eötvös Loránd University, under the supervision of Alfréd Rényi.^{[1]}^{[2]}
In 1993 he was elected external member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences,^{[3]}
and in 2001 he became a corresponding member of the Spanish Royal Academy of Engineering.^{[4]}

## Selected books

- The Asymptotic Theory of Extreme Order Statistics, John Wiley, New York, 1978.
- Advanced Probability Theory, Marcel Dekker, New York, 1988.
- Bonferroni-type Inequalities with Applications, Springer-Verlag, New York, 1996.

## References

**^**Galambos' web site at Temple U..**^**Janos Galambos at the Mathematics Genealogy Project**^**Biography of Galambos in*Advanced Probability Theory*, 2nd ed.**^**List of corresponding academics Archived 2007-09-29 at the Wayback Machine, Spanish Royal Academy of Engineering.