Prince Siddhartha was born 563 B.C.E. His father wanted Siddhartha to be a great and powerful ruler, for most of Siddhartha´s life, he was hidden from the horrors of the world. He enjoy his life, but was curious about the world.
The founder of Buddhism Prince Siddhartha. Siddhartha went on a jounry to become an Ascetic, but failed to become one. Then he went on the middle way path. One night he sat under a tree know as the Bodhi and over night become he Buddha. He reached enlightenment.
Buddha teach others of the Eightfold Path and the Four Noble Truths. Buddha could have kept the enlightenment to himself, but he choose to share the path of enlightenment.