Manuel Pardiñas was a Spanish anarchist who assassinated José Canalejas, the Prime Minister of Spain. Pardiñas shot Canalejas in front of the San Martin Library in Madrid on November 12, 1912. Pardiñas then turned the gun on himself and committed suicide. He was reportedly from the town of El Grado in the province of Huesca.
- To, Dispatch (13 November 1912). "Anarchist Kills Spain's Premier; Inspired by Ferrer Execution, Youth Shoots Canalejas in a Madrid Square.". The New York Times. Retrieved 17 July 2010.
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