Home / English / Who was Siddhartha? English Who was Siddhartha? Posted on09/11/202227/09/2022 Updated on27/09/2022 Siddhartha was the son of the chief of the Sakya clan. He later adopted the path of asceticism and became Buddha. Related posts: Who was Shahjehan Begum? Name some prominent philosophers of Greece. Name the founders of Buddhism and Jainism respectively. What topics were discussed under Vinaya Pitaka?