The illustration on this page is believed to be the earliest depiction of the chemical structure of a benzene ring.
This German work by August Kekulé (1829-1896) outlines his discoveries on the structure of benzene. An early founder of structural organic chemistry, Kekulé's benzene ring structure research resulted in advancements in organic chemistry as well as the development of the aniline dye industry.
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