France Rode was born on November 20, 1934, in Nožice, Slovenia and died on June 7, 2017.
He was a Slovenian engineer and inventor.
He was best known for his work on the HP-35 pocket calculator.
Rode was one of the four lead engineers at Hewlett-Packard assigned to this project.
He was also invented and created the first workable RFID products: workplace entry cards, for which he holds several patents.
France Rode passed away at 82 years old.