The Buddha was born in Northern India. His father was the local ruler. They were Hindu at first.
The Journey and Enlightenment
The Buddha was born in a life of luxury, his parents tried to hide all of the bad things in the world
Later Life and Death
The Buddha sees poor people and a dead man for the first time. He is deeply changed.
The Buddha shaves his head, he travels around India looking for the meaning of life. This took him years until he meditated under the Tree of Wisdom. He now became the Buddha, or the "Enlightened One".
The Buddha shares his ideas in Northern India, him and his supporters became Buddhism. He died in 483 BC. His body was cremated and divided up, his remains were only very recently discovered.