He was born in Kirchheim unter Teck to Edward Eyth (1809–1884) a teacher of Greek and history at an evangelical seminar and his wife Julie. He lived from 1841 to 1852 in Schöntal Abbey and began classes at Stuttgart University in 1852 where he studied mechanical engineering.
Max Eyth founded the German Agricultural Society (DLG) in 1885.
Media related to Max Eyth at Wikimedia Commons
- Max Eyth in the German National Library catalogue
- Homepage Max Eyth
- Text from Max Eyth in Projekt Gutenberg-DE
- Deutsche Landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft (DLG)'s Max-Eyth-Stiftungsprofessur
- Max-Eyth-Gesellschaft Agrartechnik im VDI