Adolf Von Baeyer

By: Alexys Herrera

Contributions to science

Baeyer is a German chemist who synthesised indigo, the stuff that is used to make your jeans blue in colour. He won the Nobel Prize for his work in organic chemistry and with synthetic dyes.In 1865, Baeyer started his research on Indigo. He was fascinated by this dye since his youth. Baeyer discovered the structure of Indigo. His researches even lead to the discovery of Indigotin. The use of Indigo dye in the legendary blue made his name immortal as the creator of the jeans blue colour.