Siddhartha Gautama was an Indian Prince . His father never allowed him to be outside too see the suffering and the weak.
You are not allowed to be outside.
Then one day, when Siddhartha was older, he sneaked out. And he couldn't believe his eyes, he was shocked too see an old man, a dead person and a man crying in pain.
So when Siddhartha got back home, he was going to leave the palace and find answers. He said goodbye too his son and wife then started his journey.
Soon after Siddhartha left, he cut off his hair and changed into a robe. He wandered for six years then sat under a fig tree for at least 3 weeks. After that he found the answers he sought . He changed his name too Buddha which means the enlightened one. He began to head home.
Soon after Buddha returned home, he taught his family and many others. He believed in non-violence in animal and human. The rest of his life he teach and meditate.
Buddha then died, he had an estimated life span of 80 years. There are 535 million people worldwide who worship Buddha.