Voyages: #1 1492, #2 1493, #3 1498, #4 1502.
The forever-embedded name of Christopher Columbus [1451-1506] is, of course, associated with his crew landing on a Caribbean island on October 12, 1492. That trip made him a hero, but the three other voyages were less than wonderful for Columbus. In fact, his third trip resulted in him being sent back to Spain in chains for mismanaging the Spanish colony he and his brothers helped establish. For more click here.