Friedel Crafts reaction is an electrophilic substitution reaction. The two primary types of Friedel-Crafts reactions are the alkylation and acylation reactions. These reactions were developed in the year 1877 by the French chemist Charles Friedel and the American chemist James Crafts.
Friedel-Crafts reactions of benzene
Friedel-Crafts reactions undergone by benzene is provided below.