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Remembering John C. Bogle

January 18, 2019

Vanguard Founder John C. Bogle passed away on January 16 at age 89. Mr. Bogle founded Vanguard in 1975 and introduced the first index mutual fund for individual investors in 1976. He served as Vanguard CEO until 1996 and as Chairman of the Board until 1998. He retired from the Board in 1999 and served as President of the Bogle Financial Markets Research Center until his death. Mr. Bogle was known throughout the world as a champion for the individual investor. Vanguard Charitable expresses our condolences to the Bogle family at this time. For more information about Mr. Bogle and his legacy, please visit