Chapter 162Discovery of Benzene•Isolated in 1825 by Michael Faraday who determined C:H ratio to be 1:1.•Synthesized in 1834 by EilhardMitscherlich who determined molecular formula to be C6H6.•Other related compounds with low C:H ratios had a pleasant smell, so they were classified as aromatic. =>
Chapter 163Kekulé Structure•Proposed in 1866 by Friedrich Kekulé, shortly after multiple bonds were suggested.•Failed to explain existence of only one isomer of 1,2-dichlorobenzene.CCCCCCHHHHHH=>
has intentionally blurred sections.
Sign up to view the full version.