Bludau was born in Guttstadt (Dobre Miasto) as a son of a tailor. After attending the Gymnasium (school) in Elbing, he started to study Catholic divinity at the Collegium Hosianum in Braunsberg (Braniewo). Bludau was ordained in 1887 and worked as a vicar in Marienwerder. He perpetuated his studies in Münster and gained his doctorate in 1891. Afterwards he returned to Braunsberg as a vicar. In 1894 Bludau became apostolic prefect at the bishops seminary and after the death of Andreas Thiel bishop of Ermland.
In 1895 Bludau was appointed a non tenured professor at the University of Münster and in 1899 a full professor of the New Testament.
Bludau died in Frauenburg.
- Friedrich Wilhelm Bautz (1975). "Bludau, Augustinus". In Bautz, Friedrich Wilhelm. Biographisch-Bibliographisches Kirchenlexikon (BBKL) (in German) 1. Hamm: Bautz. cols. 628–629. ISBN 3-88309-013-1.
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