Buddhism had a founder it was, Siddhartha Gautama he was born into a noble family who lived in Kapilavastu
People say that when you were little you were suppost to stay at home or go outside if you went outside you would of be a universal spirital leader and if you stayed inside of your you would of be a great ruler.
The dad of Siddhartha didnt let him go outside because he wanted Siddhartha to be a big ruler.
When Siddhartha had 29 years he went outside to the world.He saw that only the religious people could be refuge from the inevitable suffering.
After that Siddhartha spent six years meditating through the forests of india to find his enlightenment or lets say wisdom.
After 49 days of meditating Siddhartha over react that the world suffer was tu hard so after that he was named the Buddha meaning of enlightenment